Condition note: Book is in like new condition.
Catching a snake in the dorm, being a mother to fifty girls, bartering in the marketplace, handing out food to villagers during the drought, being “bit” by a cheetah, coping with homesickness, and climbing Mount Kilimanjaro were just some of the adventures and challenges Valerie faced as a student missionary at Maxwell Adventist Academy in Kenya.
What Valerie didn’t expect during her year abroad was how much she fell in love with her adopted country and how difficult it was to adjust to life once she came back to the States.
It’s Worth the Sacrifice chronicles her student missionary (SM) experience and offers advice to those interested in going overseas. Valerie hopes that what she learned will help other SMs while serving and during re-entry.
Dreaming of Africa
The Journey Begins
Becoming a Dean
Exciting New World
Wonders of Nature
Mountain Climbing Adventures
Service Through a Drought
Spring Break Travels
Daily School life
Beware of Dangers
Back in the United States
Advice for Parents and Friends
Epilogue--A Lifetime of Service
Appendix--From One SM to Another--Songs for a Year Overseas