Furlough: What It Is

In this episode of Facilitating the Mission, the idea of “Furlough” is tackled. Many don’t even know what the word means. Pastor Jeff Jackson unpacks this term for us and we learn that, when done well, a furlough is a valuable gift to a missionary. Resources mentioned: » What is a Missionary Nurture Team » […]

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What to Accomplish on a Furlough

What exactly is supposed to happen while a missionary, or missionary family returns to the States on furlough? Here is a podcast to help understand. This is the second Facilitating the Mission podcast focused on the missionary furlough. The first was titled, Why Missionaries Take Furloughs and is available to for download. Reconnect Renewal Retrain Raise  […]

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Sent from a House Church

House church movements like the one Francis Chan founded in 2013 called We Are Church are becoming recognized as normal and needed for reaching local culture with the Gospel. So how will missionaries from house churches get equipped when called out to go to the mission field from within a house church network? In this […]

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Calls That Encourage Part Two

In this podcast, the discussion continues around making encouraging missionary care calls to missionaries in the field. Jeff Jackson working through a list of questions that are helpful to encourage missionaries and help them lift their eyes off of their circumstances and onto the Lord. Here are some of the related resources mentioned in this […]

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Calls That Encourage Part One

In part one of this podcast series, Jeff Jackson discusses the value of encouragement to a missionary in the field. He shares a list of questions that a person caring for or pastoring a missionary can ask while on a missionary encouragement call. The outline Jeff works through in this and future installments of this […]

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How to Know God’s Call Part Two

In this podcast, Jeff Jackson unpacks the Seven Indicators that God May Be Calling You to Global Missions. Part one of this two part series breaks down the Three Principles at work in the called person’s congregational setting. Here in part two, we learn what needs to be going on in the heart of the […]

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