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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Re-entry Part Two

In this podcast, the second in this series about the phenomenon known as re-entry, we learn that it is a reality. Often missionaries go to the field thinking their biggest challenge will be adjusting to and learning a new culture on a foreign field. But the startling reality is this: coming home can be and […]

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Re-entry Part One

In Part One of this series, Jeff Jackson introduces listeners to the reality of re-entry. Most people are surprised to learn that coming back to the States and American culture after serving for a term, whether short or extended, in the foreign field, is difficult. It seems the biggest shock to the system and senses […]

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