Tag Archives: caregiver

New Missionary, Old Missionary – Got to Love Them Both

September 10, 2012


I’ve always found it refreshingly odd when I meet someone new for the first time.  I see them at their current age and looks, knowing nothing about their past.  I find it refreshing to connect with them and hear their story and yet their age and looks are unique to that day.  I have no […]

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The Missional Care Giver

August 24, 2012


The missional movement has nothing on God, but it does contribute to our motivation in caring for one another.  A key component to being missional is community. Community involves loving one another.  But take a moment to ask yourself the question:  who cares for the leaders in your missional communities?  If it is a true […]

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11 Types of Care Missionaries Want From Their Sending Agencies and Co-Workers

May 3, 2012


A key barrier to providing effective missionary care is the attitude exhibited by members of the missions community who do not appreciate, understand or value what genuine member care is.  Is missionary care valuable?  Maybe we should ask the missionaries. Image By Defame (Eleven) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons Brenda Bosch, an international member care […]

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12 Reasons Why This Conference on Missionary Care May Change The World

February 21, 2012


Passion for something good is a good thing. Passion for something important is important. Passion for life change is life-changing. If missionaries are out to change the world to the glory of God, so should their senders.  The Midwest Conference on Missionary Care in Minneapolis, Minnesota, hosted by Minnesota Renewal Center and New Hope Church […]

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Conversations in Mission: Ordinary Missionary, Committed Pastor, Gracious Giver

December 2, 2011


Christians working in the world of mission are accustomed to life-changing scenarios.  I’ve had three significant conversations recently that I wanted to briefly share.  Be encouraged as you see God’s hand in the lives of a missionary, a pastor and a giver. Ordinary Missionary I Skyped with a missionary who has been back on the […]

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