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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Furlough: What It Is

In this episode of Facilitating the Mission, the idea of “Furlough” is tackled. Many don’t even know what the word means. Pastor Jeff Jackson unpacks this term for us and we learn that, when done well, a furlough is a valuable gift to a missionary. Resources mentioned: » What is a Missionary Nurture Team » […]

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What to Accomplish on a Furlough

What exactly is supposed to happen while a missionary, or missionary family returns to the States on furlough? Here is a podcast to help understand. This is the second Facilitating the Mission podcast focused on the missionary furlough. The first was titled, Why Missionaries Take Furloughs and is available to for download. Reconnect Renewal Retrain Raise  […]

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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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Gifts on Furlough

While not necessarily missionary furlough examples, missionaries would do well to consider the purposefulness of communication from Paul when he was preparing to visit churches and individuals (Romans 15:24, 1 Corinthians 16:5 and Philemon 22). Upon examination, we see two spiritual gifts in tethers of connection between missionaries and those whom love and support them. Administrations (1 Corinthians 12:28) Questions […]

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Why Missionary Furloughs?

In the first of three podcasts from Facilitating the Mission’s Jeff Jackson and Ed Compean look at why missionaries take furloughs. We’ll examine how coming back to the States on a missionary furlough is usually a strange experience, and why some missionaries avoid them. Reconnect Renewal Retrain Raise  Remind Refocus 

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