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Great edition re Mission and sacrifice
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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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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...
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.More...
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...
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.
These Couple Communication materials are available in different languages. And a network of missionaries has been trained to faciliate the material.
Contact for North Africa: V Berry, email address - desertcare(at)sent.as
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
see attachmentAttached File: Member_Care_Network_Newsletter-March__2011.pdf
As you may know, cultural intelligence (CQ) is a globally recognized way of assessing and developing the way people engage cross-culturally.More...