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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Collectivistic Cultures Part Two

This is part two of Collectivistic Cultures. Jeff Jackson taught this two part series at Calvary Murrieta last summer. Believe it or not, Americans need a framework for understanding how people in other countries treat each other, interact, and communicate in honor-based cultures. Here’s why: God is moving the nations into our American neighborhoods. This […]

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Collectivistic Cultures Part One

Jeff Jackson is out of the country so we’ll be hearing a two part message he gave at Calvary Murrieta called Collectivistic Cultures. In the part one of this talk Jeff gave over two Sundays this past summer, he explains the difference between culture in America and every other culture in the world. This is a […]

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