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10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2019

10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2019 These are the most popular blog posts on the Shepherd's Staff…

Young Girls In Another Culture

Missions Resources

Missionary Training Resources "I think God is calling me to be a missionary. Where do I start?" That…

An open letter to local church pastors and leaders about missionaries

An Exhortation to Local Church Pastors and Leaders about Missionaries To my fellow pastors and church leaders, As…

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10 Most Popular Social Posts of 2019

10 Most Popular Social Posts of 2019 The mission of Shepherd's Staff Mission Facilitators is to equip churches…

Three Wisemen Decoration

Jesus dwelt so they could behold…and so do missionaries

A word of encouragement to my brothers and sisters that have relocated to other countries for the sake…

Missionaries, grace, thanksgiving, and the glory of God

2 Corinthians 4:15 For it is all for your sake, so that as grace extends to more and…

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Furlough and Re-entry Resources

Furlough and Re-entry Resources Why a Furlough? Coming back to the States on a missionary furlough was always…

Missionaries: Giving the Father what Jesus said He seeks

John 4:23 But the hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father…

Six reasons why veterans make effective missionary care providers

My reading and understanding of the New Testament has convinced me that every local church that Jesus has…

Missions Theology

Missions Theology Resources

Missions Theology Resources The Effect God’s ability to bring unity from diversity is an incredible reflection of His…

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Pre-field Information Resources

Pre-field Information Resources You can go to the mission field prepared or un-prepared. Our desire is that you…

Jonathan And Elizabeth Trotter On Facilitating The Mission Podcast

Interview with Jonathan and Elizabeth Trotter Part Two

Interview with Jonathan and Elizabeth Trotter Part Two This is part two of our interview…

Jonathan And Elizabeth Trotter On Facilitating The Mission Podcast

Interview with Jonathan and Elizabeth Trotter Part One

Interview with Jonathan and Elizabeth Trotter Part One This is part one of an interview…

Soldiers Working Together

The Military as an Illustration of Collectivistic Culture Part Two

In this podcast, we continue to explore the differences between individualistic and collectivistic cultures and…

Soldiers Working Together

The Military as an Illustration of Collectivistic Culture Part One

In part one of this two part series, Jeff connects military culture as an example…

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Taking a Closer Look at the Missionary Newsletter

Taking a Closer Look at the Missionary Newsletter With Thanksgiving approaching and 2019 winding down,…

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What about Jonah?

What about Jonah? Going in, Jonah knew that Israel's God was a God of grace.…

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The Benefits to Churches that Send Their Own to the Mission Field Part Two

In part 2 of this series about how churches benefit from sending missionaries, Jeff talks about how the church matures as a body of believers.
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The Benefits to Churches that Send Their Own to the Mission Field Part One

When Jeff Jackson was sent to the mission field by his church, he had no…

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Shepherd’s Staff Mission Facilitators Beginnings Part Three

In this podcast, Jeff Jackson concludes the narrative behind the founding of Shepherd's Staff Mission…

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Understanding the Dynamics of Honor and Shame Part Two

Americans need a framework for understanding how people in other cultures interact.
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Missionary Security

At Shepherd’s Staff, we don’t consider a missionary fully trained until educated about the need to have a contingency plan.
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Shepherd’s Staff Mission Facilitators Beginnings Part Two

In this podcast, we continue the fascinating and informative interview with Jeff Jackson about the…

Jeff Jackson Teaching

Understanding the Dynamics of Honor and Shame Part Two

Americans need a framework for understanding how people in other cultures interact.
Jeff Jackson Teaching

Understanding the Dynamics of Honor and Shame Part One

This is the first part of a two part message Jeff Jackson delivers on the…

Missionary Financial Support

Missionary Financial Support Following the Rules

Practical steps for complying with IRS laws and best practices. Ron Clipp, director of Shepherd’s…

Jeff Jackson Teaching

Honor and Shame Part Two

This is part two is a series where Jeff Jackson defines the difference between American…

Jeff Jackson Teaching

Honor and Shame Part One

In this video, Jeff Jackson defines the difference between American culture and culture in most…

Written Missions Policy

Written Missions Policy an Essential Tool for Local Churches Desiring Global Impact

This video is from a webinar Jeff Jackson participated in with 1615 president Matthew Ellison on the…

Missionary Debriefing

Missionary Debriefing – a Gift

This video is from a webinar Jeff Jackson participated in with 1615 president Matthew Ellison. Their discussion…

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Debriefing is a Gift

This is what we learn from Pastor Jeff Jackson. Debriefing is a key component of churches sending missionaries to the field well.
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Non-Western Cultures: Understanding the Dynamics of Honor and Shame

American missionaries need a framework for understanding how people in other cultures treat each other,…

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Why Global Missions Matters

In this talk, Jeff Jackson talks about God’s End Game and your role in God’s…

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The Call [video]

This is the full video from “The Call” taught by Pastor Jeff Jackson at the…

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