Challenge: Can you solve this puzzle even if you do not have the book? If not, then use this online PDF of Discovering Missions to find the answers!
|5||A British Baptist minister who in the 1800s said, "Do not enter the ministry if you can help it."|
|7||One area in which mission boards want prospective missionaries to be healthy|
|9||A man who was told by his denominational mission board, "We cannot send you to South America. But if God has called you, you will go or backslide spiritually."*|
|1||An Old Testament character whose misgivings about whether God was really calling him led him to do some unusual things to clear up the uncertainties before proceeding|
|2||One thing mission boards look for in prospective missionaries|
|3||The role that a pastor plays for a member of his/her congregation who feels called to missionary service|
|4||An Old Testament person to whom God's call came in a dramatic vision|
|6||One position that today's missionaries rarely fill|
|8||The ranking of "personal incompatibility" in the list of causes of shortened missionary careers and failure of missionaries to achieve their potential|
*Note: Is it possible for people to backslide and "lose" their salvation?
Crossword puzzle answers
-- Howard Culbertson,
Based on material in the book Discovering Missions by Charles Gailey and Howard Culbertson, published by Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City (now known as The Foundry)
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