10 Participation questions for missions council or committee meetings

     At the beginning of a meeting of your missions council or committee, use one of the following questions, asking for short responses. This instant participation by everybody will be helpful in drawing in shy members. Another benefit of the responses is that they help group members understand a little better what makes each other tick.

  1. What first awakened your interest in missions?
  2. When someone says "missionary," whose name comes to your mind first?
  3. What one word would describe your dream for the ideal missions convention?
  4. At what age do you first remember anything about missions?
  5. What is one exciting thing happening in your world?
  6. If you were offered a free ticket to a mission field of your choice, where would you go?
  7. What three words described the last missions convention you experienced?
  8. If you could entertain one missionary or couple in your home who would it be? Why?
  9. Complete this sentence. "If I had $5000 to contribute to one mission field, it would be . . ." Tell why.
  10. Describe a missionary in one word.

Adapted from "Suggestions for roll call" by Evelyn Sutton

SNU missions course materials and syllabi

Cultural Anthropology    Introduction to Missions    Linguistics    Missions Strategies    Modern Missionary Movement (History of Missions)    Nazarene Missions    Church Growth and Christian Missions    Theology of Missions    Traditional Religions    World Religions
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