In this podcast we interview Jeff Jackson about the beginnings of Shepherd’s Staff Mission Facilitators. It began as an idea for serving churches as they send missionaries to the mission field. Jeff’s sending church was the model of sending well and excellent missionary care and he wanted to, the best of his ability – with […]

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In a previous podcast, we interviewed Pastor Ed Taylor, lead pastor of Calvary Aurora. Pastor Ed and his team have developed effective onramps for missionaries preparing to work on the international mission field. The podcast with Pastor Ed is definitely worth listening to. Byron and Emily Johnson are missionaries sent to Ukraine from Calvary Aurora. […]

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We had a great time interviewing Pastor Ed Taylor in this episode of Facilitating the Mission. Pastor Ed pastors Calvary Chapel Aurora, a church he planted in the late nineties. One of the key things we learn from Pastor Ed in part one of this interview is how important accessibility to the heart of the […]

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Missionary Self-care [podcast]

In this episode Jeff Jackson explains missionary self-care from biblical and practical perspectives. Resources discussed in this podcast: » Missionary God resources » Missionary self-care blog post Photo by Ben White on Unsplash

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Furlough: What It Is Part 2

In this podcast, we learn about what a missionary needs to do to prepare for furlough and how the church can provide the support a missionary needs to have a productive and refreshing furlough. Resources mentioned: » Philippians 1:12-26 » 12 Articles about Furlough from Our Favorite Blogs

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Calls That Encourage Part Two

In this podcast, the discussion continues around making encouraging missionary care calls to missionaries in the field. Jeff Jackson working through a list of questions that are helpful to encourage missionaries and help them lift their eyes off of their circumstances and onto the Lord. Here are some of the related resources mentioned in this […]

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