Re-entering a country that is “home” can be confusing. There is an unlearning—a releasing of some of the strategies that were only needed in a place with different rules and ways of living. We do not return as people who have stayed as we were before we left. There are things to shed; there are things to keep.
Information about retreats, seminars, debriefings, and books to help both you and your family with transitions.
The author shares the experiences of his family and God’s provisions after leaving China and returning to the United States.
Suggestions are given for practical ways in which churches can help ease the transition of cross-cultural workers returning from China to their home country.
The author provides debriefing questions that can assist in evaluating life in China and aid in healthy transitions.