become a missionary I used to dream of becoming a missionary. I envisioned a life where I’d speak multiple languages, travel the world and share the love of Jesus with the people I’d meet.

And while that never happened, the amazing thing is, God fulfilled that dream in my heart when I answered His call to sponsor a child. Sure, it’s not exactly the same thing. But for me, knowing I can reach across the miles to make a difference in the life of a child and fulfill my calling here at home, well that is a dream fulfilled.

So when you watch this fun video think about all the way that you too are a missionary — and share a few in the comments!

You can also view Become a Missionary Without Leaving Home on YouTube.

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  1. Jun 2, 2014
    at 6:45 am

    I’m an Online Missionary since 2007 at Global Media Outreach. Maybe, this could be another way of being a missionary from home for you too. GOd bless you all.

    • Jacquie Parella
      Jun 2, 2014
      at 10:36 am

      That’s awesome Robert!! Especially with how much technology is being used today. You can reach people in such a unique way. People who may never have had the chance to hear the Gospel otherwise. God bless your work!!

  2. Jun 2, 2014
    at 6:30 pm

    Beautiful job! This speaks to every parent who wants to do more but is swamped at home doing God’s work with the kids.

    • Jacquie Parella
      Jun 6, 2014
      at 11:16 am

      So glad you enjoyed it Janet!!

    • Jacquie Parella
      Jun 11, 2014
      at 12:26 pm

      Thank you Janet!!

  3. Katy Causey
    Jun 4, 2014
    at 7:39 am

    Love your heart, Jacquie! Thanks so much for sharing.

    • Jacquie Parella
      Jun 6, 2014
      at 11:16 am

      Thank you Katy!! :D

  4. Kris
    Jun 10, 2014
    at 11:38 am

    This is great!

    • Jacquie Parella
      Jun 11, 2014
      at 12:26 pm

      Thank you Kris!!

  5. Dr. Diana
    Jun 12, 2014
    at 4:00 am

    I met so many missionaries in my life. I always try to learn about God from them. Thanks for this great article post.

    ~Diana

  6. Jul 1, 2014
    at 8:02 am

    I pray to be part of the missionary work and learn alot from missionaries so as to touch the lives of dying generations in depth of darkness with the hope of Jesus.pastor moses welikhe

  7. Jul 22, 2014
    at 8:16 am

    Am from Kenya and i would love to hear from please.Am ministering to the poor and reaching many with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

    • Susan Sayler
      Jul 22, 2014
      at 2:22 pm

      Hi Mark! Please email us at ciinfo@compassion.com about partnering your ministry with us. God bless you!

  8. GEOFFREY W. KISAKA
    Jul 31, 2014
    at 2:37 am

    Glory to God for the great ministry the lord has put on your heart-God bless

  9. Aug 24, 2014
    at 2:23 pm

    God bless you all for the work of the kingdom you are doing.it’s not in vain.

  10. Pastor.D.Christopher Vijayakumar
    Aug 26, 2014
    at 5:36 am

    God love’s all children’s.

  11. Aug 27, 2014
    at 1:56 pm

    May God bless all that take care and support orphans and widows.You are not doing to me but to God.

  12. thomas
    Sep 18, 2014
    at 1:03 am

    I come from Kenya and I am a physically disabled person. I love to make christian friends. Thank you for your wonderful work. May God continue blessing you abundantly.

    • Emily Vanhoutan
      Sep 18, 2014
      at 10:10 am

      Hello Thomas! Thank you for your encouragement. I am very sorry for your situation but God has big plans for your life! I pray that the Lord would use your story as a testimony of His goodness and faithfulness :).

  13. Sep 20, 2014
    at 1:52 pm

    I work in Kenya and I have orphans and needy school and I would like to know more about your ministry,
    This are children that some are total orphans and some with one parent and other are poor.
    God bless you as I hear from you.

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