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Tag Archives: Missionary Care
“Personal debriefing allows time for sharing the paradoxes of the field experience. To be seen, heard, and understood in a safe space is invaluable to a global worker’s health. This vital process allows them to learn, grow, and look forward … Continue reading
My first article in a series on how local churches can care for global workers – http://www.upstreamcollective.org https://www.theupstreamcollective.org/post/healthy-at-home-providing-holistic-care-for-returned-global-workers Healthy at Home: Five Ways to Provide Holistic Care for Returned Global Workers “If you haven’t experienced exile, if you haven’t at … Continue reading
A perfect illustration of “out of sight, out of mind” is that of the missionary serving overseas. We have heard this refrain many times in our conversations with missionaries in our church’s care ministry. The Cambridge Dictionary describes it this … Continue reading
“Home is behind, the world ahead, and there are many paths to tread. Through shadows to the edge of night, until the stars are all alight. Then world behind and home ahead, we’ll wander back to home and bed…” – … Continue reading
Missionary Care: Providing a Place for Returned Missionaries to Gather