Maintenance Debrief

Missionary debriefing is a relational and intentional process that provides an opportunity for a missionary to tell their story—by verbally processing past and recent events from their point of view, complete with their emotional responses at the time and since then.  The Maintenance Debrief is to help missionaries still on the field, or during furlough, […]

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Transitional Debrief

Missionary debriefing is a relational and intentional process that provides an opportunity for a missionary to tell their story—by verbally processing past and recent events from their point of view, complete with their emotional responses at the time and since then.  Missionaries returning from the field find they have changes, and the people here in […]

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Why Missionary Debriefing?

Missionary debriefing is a relational and intentional process that provides an opportunity for a missionary to tell their story—by verbally processing past and recent events from their point of view, complete with their emotional responses at the time and since then.  Why would cross-cultural workers turn down the gift of the missionary debrief? While the value […]

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Ben Spector Interview

Pastor Jeff Jackson interviews missionary Ben Spector with a focus on the importance of language and culture acquisition for missionaries. They discuss the dilemma of feeling the need to speed the ministry along resulting in viewing culture and language as obstacles to get over instead of actual ministry. Ben makes the excellent analogy that culture […]

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Contingency Planning

The missionary has done all the right things. He or she has taken all the security precautions. Paul, and and generations of missionaries through the ages, a crisis has developed and contingency plans must be enacted. In our series final, Tim Dabney helps us understand missionary contingency planning. The focus will be on developing a plan […]

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Cyber Security

Ministry security specialist Tim Dabney continues Facilitating the Mission’s podcast series, this time speaking about cyber security for overseas workers.      

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