Missionaries: Shaped and Molded to be a perfect fit

Although I love every facet of the role God has given me within the realm of global missions, the privilege of visiting missionaries on the field in the midst of their day to day lives and ministry is probably my favorite. These missionary care visits have made it possible for...

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Somebodies versus Nobodies

And because of him you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, righteousness and sanctification and redemption (1 Corinthians 1:30 ESV) “Now why is she famous?” I asked my wife as we watched a story on the news together. “Because such-and-such athlete from the seventies and...

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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...

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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....

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