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TO TAKE THE SURVEY online follow this link to the “Survey Monkey” site: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Nathansurvey.   You should be able to fill out the survey in 10-15 minutes. More...

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Posted By: Roger Boyd on Apr 13, 2011 03:41AM

Registration is OPEN!
Please open attached file

ENGAGE will provide a context where mission pastors and agency leaders can listen to the perspective of outstanding majority world mission leaders from eight regions of the world while discussing the challenges of the globalization of western missions. Initial research of 40 agencies has identified twenty-five of the most common challenges. Those wrestling with these challenges understand that the old wineskins of how missions was done must be replaced with a new wineskin for the new reality. An overview of the challenges being addressed at ENGAGE is availa ble for download.

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Posted By: Monnie Brewer on Apr 13, 2011 03:31AM

Here is a new and exciting training opportunity: Sharpening your Interpersonal Skills Workshop  to be held in Mosbach, Germany from 31 Oct.-05 Nov.

More... Attached File: SYIS_Host_EMC_2011.pdf
Posted By: Siny on Mar 23, 2011 09:22AM

Find pdf file in attachment 

Attached File: 1103GMCN.pdf
Posted By: Anonymous on Mar 19, 2011 12:25AM

Member Care is a relatively new discipline which trains and equips workers to prepare better for cross-cultural life and ministry and to cope with adjustment pre-, during and post- assignment. Until now, specialists in the discipline have not had the opportunity to train and research these issues intensively. More...

Posted By: Anonymous on Mar 19, 2011 12:11AM

Do any of you know of member care training being run in South America by any mission organization? I have a friend in Brazil who is looking for training to develop her member care skills.

Posted By: Anonymous on Mar 18, 2011 11:52PM

In case this is of interest, here is information about a radio broadcast today on debriefing of humanitarian workers (including mission personnel). It can be downloaded. If you would like a copy of the paper which is discussed on the programme, please let me know. More...

Posted By: Debbie on Mar 18, 2011 11:48PM

Posted By: Jochen on Mar 18, 2011 11:39PM

More... Attached File: CapeTownDeclarationonCareandCounselasMission.doc
Posted By: Anonymous on Mar 18, 2011 11:25PM

WHEN: 9-21 October 2011
WHERE: Chiang Mai, Thailand

This is an intensive counseling seminar designed to increase one’s counseling and member care skills. The instructors will emphasize a strong integration of biblical and theological truth with practical psychological insights and counseling techniques. It is particularly designed for leaders, member care providers, and those in cross-cultural settings called to counsel a great variety of people, but who feel that their education has not adequately equipped them to deal with the many problems they encounter in their ministries.

More... Attached File: NCF_Counseling___Member_Care_Seminar_2011.pdf
Posted By: Cindy on Mar 14, 2011 10:05AM

These Couple Communication materials are available in different languages. And a network of missionaries has been trained to faciliate the material.

Posted By: Anonymous on Mar 14, 2011 09:35AM

Contact for North Africa: V Berry, email address - desertcare(at)sent.as

Posted By: Anonymous on Mar 13, 2011 07:38PM

Posted By: Anonymous on Mar 13, 2011 07:32PM

One of the biggest causes of injury and death to mission and aid workers around the world is road accidents.
read the article at Oscar http://www.oscar.org.uk/oscaractive/articles/winnett.htm

Posted By: Anonymous on Mar 13, 2011 12:24PM

see attachment 

Attached File: Member_Care_Network_Newsletter-March__2011.pdf
Posted By: Anonymous on Mar 13, 2011 12:21PM


Posted By: Anonymous on Mar 13, 2011 12:17PM

As you may know, cultural intelligence (CQ) is a globally recognized way of assessing and developing the way people engage cross-culturally.

Posted By: Anonymous on Mar 13, 2011 12:12PM

See attached pdf article by Ron Brown

Attached File: Resilience_in_Ministry_despite_Trauma-MMCTweb.pdf
Posted By: Ron Brown on Mar 13, 2011 12:07PM

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