As a student, you might be asking this question. Or your parents, family members, and friends might be asking why you believe you are being called to leave home and spend a summer or a semester as a missionary. You know about the Great Commission in Matthew 28:19-20. But lostness is all around you and all you have to do is step outside your front door to find opportunities to present the Gospel and lead others to Christ. So, why go? What is God calling you to do? Does He want you to “go” and share or “stay” and share?
As you consider this question, talk to your BSU Director and be sure to talk with former summer missionaries about their experience. Here are some insights about “going” from students who served in the summer of 2017:
Why Go? Watch the video to see comments by students who have served as summer missionaries!