Tag: Member Care

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FieldPartner Helps Workers and Sending Churches to Cross Cultures

For missions to be successful, cross-cultural workers need to be equipped to understand the new culture. Churches need training on how best to support their workers. FieldPartner is creating online content in English and Chinese to support both workers and sending churches.

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Reverse Culture Shock

Having been back in Australia for a few months now, we have well and truly entered the stage of transition that follows the initial happy honeymoon phase—and have plunged down on the reverse culture shock curve.

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An Invitation to Lament

Lament is bringing our loss, our complaints to God, and as a result experiencing sweet communion with him in the midst of pain.

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3 Questions: The Transitions Workbook

[W]e give ourselves (and others) many gifts when we intentionally attend to our inner processes and emotions in the presence of the Lord.

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Serving China’s Missionary Church

Serving China’s missionary church will require seeing “success” through a new lens, defined not by big-budget projects and exotic stories, but by the faithfulness of those who are willing to labor in obscurity on the margins, often unannounced and unnoticed, with perhaps few visible results.

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Drawing Boundaries amidst Ambiguity

What is the most important thing I would want someone going to China to know?

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Concerns of Cross-Cultural Workers from China

Ever wonder how cross-cultural workers from China evaluate themselves or their fellow workers? Would the issues be the same as workers from other locations?

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It’s Easter. It’s Been a Long Time. Why Am I Still Hurting?

Because that’s how grief works. It is not just a once in a lifetime thing, it comes back at unexpected moments.

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Cultivating Chinese Missionaries Faithfully and Realistically

There is a Chinese saying 《十年树木,百年树人》 which means, “It takes ten years to grow a tree but a hundred to cultivate a person.”

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Off We Go

A Book Review

A resource to help you and your family say “Off we go!” with more confidence and connectedness.