Is a missionary furlough just an extended vacation?

This is the season of the year when many missionaries are putting the final touches on their plans to take a break from the field and return back to the states for a specific period of time that has historically been referred to as “furlough”. When most church leaders or...

Continue reading

missionary self-care

10 Resources for Planning Your Missionary Self-care Regimen

Our current top-shelf topic is missionary self-care. Missionary care, that is training and sharing resources for churches to provide excellent missionary care is in our DNA at Shepherd’s Staff Mission Facilitators. A huge component to rounding out excellent missionary care is the participation of missionaries, themselves, in routine missionary self-care....

Continue reading