5 Minutes with a Missionary

5 MInutes with a Missionary“5 Minutes with a Missionary” is the podcast of LCMS International Mission. It’s a window into missionary life. As our missionaries talk about their experiences, savor the uniqueness of the places in which God has called them to serve — while finding common ground with your own role and service. Each episode features an unfiltered take on life abroad for the sake of the Gospel in the time it takes to pick up your drive-thru order or empty the dishwasher. It’s fun. It’s personal. It’s real. And it’s always an adventure.

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5 Minutes with a Missionary — LCMS International Mission: S1Ep9. Life from the 4th floor | Dr. Stephen Oliver

Dr. Stephen Oliver (Taiwan) shares about his family’s 4th floor apartment that overlooks a major highway in Taiwan.

5 Minutes with a Missionary — LCMS International Mission: S1Ep8. Music makes it feel like home | Deaconess Sandra Rhein

Deaconess Sandra Rhein (Asia) uses music so that her home can come along with her as she travels.

5 Minutes with a Missionary — LCMS International Mission: S1Ep7. The evacuation and return | Johanna Stinnett

After surviving a terrible flood, Johanna Stinnett (Ethiopia) and her family faced another major change to their home.

5 Minutes with a Missionary — LCMS International Mission: S1Ep6 The Flood | Johanna Stinnett

Johanna Stinnett (Ethiopia) returns to the podcast after a flood devastated her family’s home and the seminary campus where they live.

5 Minutes with a Missionary — LCMS International Mission: S1Ep5. Be ready to entertain | Rev. J.P. and Aimee Cima

Rev. J.P. and Aimee Cima (Cambodia) discuss hospitality on the mission field- in slightly gory detail.

5 Minutes with a Missionary — LCMS International Mission: S1Ep4. Who needs a kitchen anyway? | Deaconess Kim Bueltmann

Deaconess Kim Bueltmann (Germany) talks about learning to make a kitchen- and a home- from scratch in her Leipzig apartment.

5 Minutes with a Missionary — LCMS International Mission: S1Ep3. Home is where the family is | The Ferrys

Rev. Charles Ferry (Taiwan) is joined by his wife- Cheryl- and his son- Caleb- as they consider the most essential necessities for a place to become home.

5 Minutes with a Missionary — LCMS International Mission: S1Ep2. When the foreign feels like home | Rev. James and Deaconess Christel Neuendorf

Rev. James and Deaconess Christel Neuendorf (Puerto Rico) talk about feeling more “at home” when they aren’t in the United States.

5 Minutes with a Missionary — LCMS International Mission: S1Ep1. Seminary life abroad | Johanna Stinnett

Johanna Stinnett (Ethiopia) talks about her family’s home on the seminary campus.