You are Going to Feel Alone
You are for a while going to love the country you move to, but sooner or later it just becomes home. It becomes home, and the “honeymoon” period ends and then you start to see the problems with the country. You are going to start to feel like you are all alone in the country. You don’t know the language, you can’t speak to people, and you cannot do the simplest things. This will make all of the littlest things in life one hundred times worse. It will cause strain in your relationships and may cause fighting with your spouse and family. Then you will begin to feel all alone. You need to realize that it is not going to be easy, it is not always going to be rainbows and sunshine. You need to make sure that you know there will be times that are great and special, but it will not feel like that all the time. The ministry will have its ups and downs, just don’t go with the incorrect ideas about what the ministry is.