Conflict Resolution Part Two

In part two of our discussion about conflict resolution, we discuss some helpful strategies for resolving and – when necessary – embracing conflict in a biblical way. Here are a few resources referred to in this podcast: » Conflict Resolution Part One » Cross Cultural Conflict by Duane Elmer » Dr Karl Benzio of Lighthouse Network […]

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Conflict Resolution Part One

Conflict is a reality. So what do you do about it? Ignore it? Engage it aggressively? God has given us the tools to manage it. Conflict is one way God brings issues to our attention. Jeff Jackson walks us through biblical scenarios where conflict brings order. It just has to be worked through in a […]

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Something that helps Shepherd’s Staff serve churches and their missionaries better is sharing knowledge with, and learning from like-minded organizations. In this episode of Facilitating the Mission, we’ll introduce you to The Mission Table. Hosted by Matthew Ellison of Sixteen:Fifteen, you’ll hear from leaders of organizations who are passionate about fulfilling the Great Commission. Shepherd’s […]

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Missionary Security

In our last podcast, Jeff discussed a recent trip to Asia he took accompanied by Shepherd’s Staff Security Officer Tim Dabney. At Shepherd’s Staff, we don’t consider a missionary fully trained until educated about the need to have a contingency plan. In this episode, we unarchived an interview of Tim Dabney conducted by our friend, […]

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Communication: A Cool Drink of Water

In this edition, we touch on security as Jeff recaps  a recent trip he took to Asia to work with missionaries. Shepherd’s Staff security officer Tim Dabney accompanied Jeff to handle security issues as necessary. Here are links to some great security resources missionaries need to be thinking through: »Cyber Security »Contingency Planning »Pre-field Steps […]

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PTSD

In this episode of Facilitating the Mission, we brought back one of the most popular discussions of our 2016 shows. PTSD or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder effects more people than we realize and missionaries are definitely not exempt. In fact, they’re much more exposed to it than they’ll ever let on. In this fascinating discussion, […]

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