Honor and Shame Part Three: An Overview

These are resources mentioned in this edition of Facilitating the Mission. Much of what was covered today was originally presented at the Honor and Shame Conference held in Wheaton Illinois this summer. The theme of the conference was Reframing the Gospel for the 21st Century; Understanding Honor and Shame. Sign up for the newsletter at […]

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Honor and Shame Part Two

American missionaries need a framework for understanding how people in other cultures treat each other, how to interact, and how to communicate in honor-based cultures. This podcast is the second half of “Honor and Shame,” a talk Jeff Jackson gave at Calvary Chapel Bible College (Costa Mesa Extension) in the spring of 2016. For this series, we’ve […]

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Honor and Shame Part One

For this podcast, we’ve grabbed some audio from our language and culture resources page. This is the first half of “Honor and Shame”, a talk Jeff gave at Calvary Chapel Bible College (Costa Mesa Extension) in the spring of 2016. In this message, Jeff Jackson defines the difference between American culture and culture in most of the […]

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Missionary Nurture

NURTURE:  To care for and encourage the growth and development of someone. The pastors and leaders of any healthy local church regularly seek God’s guidance for fresh methods of growth and development of their members. They’re nurturing the growth of the flock. As important as this is for their local members, it’s even more important […]

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Re-entry Part 4

Jeff refers to his missionary re-entry experience as the catalyst for how and why Shepherd’s Staff Mission Facilitators operates the way it does. We also talk about easy and practical ways to include returning missionaries into the fold and include the local church in the re-entry process. When thought through, everyone grows and the local […]

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Re-entry Part Three

In part three of our series about missionary reentry, Jeff Jackson interviews Susan Mondok about coming home from the mission field from a woman’s point of view. In the first two parts of this series, we mostly looked at the issue from a male point of view, and Susan helps round the discussion out nicely […]

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