Stage 1 – Final Check for “BLAST OFF”
The objective of this stage is to do a complete check of all things necessary to make this a successful trip.
Marketplace Ministry Awareness Assignment
1. Read one of the books from the Book List provided in the introductory section.
2. Complete a short paragraph summary about the book that you have read, and e-mail it to your team leader as an encouragement. If you prefer, you may discuss the highlights of the book at the next team meeting.
Presentation Development Assignments
1. Read chapter #12 of Inspire Any Audience by Tony Jeary – “Close It Right!” (Pages 201 through 207).
This chapter reveals:
a) How to close after you’ve summarized.
b) How to use emotion to ensure audience buy-in.
c) What to avoid when closing.
2. Fill in the blanks in the book or complete work sheets provided from the book.
Cultural Awareness Assignment
1. Do a final review of cultural assignments.
2. Continue to review the words and phrases that you have learned in the foreign language.
Continue with daily devotions and fellowship time with the Lord.
John 8:31,32 KJV
31) Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; 32) And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
1. Complete checklist of all things necessary to complete the trip.
2. Make sure to have I.D., passport, and airline tickets along with Tourist card or Visa, if applicable, to the country you will be visiting. Where it is applicable, a Tourist card also called (FMT) will be provided by the airline. Usually, it is given out on the airplane for you to fill out before entering the country.
Some countries require a Tourist Card (also called FMT) along with your passport or Visa. This is to be carried with your passport at all times while in traveling. These items are mandatory for entry and re-entry into the country. !Caution! Do not lose these items or you will not be allowed to board the airplane until fine is paid and card is replaced.
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