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9 Benefits to Missionary Vulnerability

March 2, 2012

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How do you view vulnerability?  Depending on your cultural perspective, vulnerability may be viewed in a positive light or in a negative fashion. I’m promoting the idea that an appropriate level of vulnerability exists in healthy relationships, generally speaking.  Specifically, missionaries benefit from being appropriately vulnerable in key relationships within their uniquely missionary context. Our […]

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Brave and Broken: Missionary Vulnerability

February 14, 2012

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The American culture views vulnerability as a bad thing.  Being vulnerable may lead to hurt.  Or being in a vulnerable position may be an indication of some wrongs in your life. Missionaries make daily decisions regarding their own vulnerability.  Imagine on any given day a missionary or church planter relating to a local in the […]

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Brave and Broken: Missionary Adjustment to A New Culture, Lifestyle and Worldview

February 7, 2012

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One of the more profound experiences in life is waking up for the first time in a new culture.  The sense of adventure combined with a nearly insurmountable amount of fear creates an unbearable tension that can only be broken by opening the door to your new world.  Missionaries experience the privilege of cultural adjustment […]

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The Brave and Broken Missionary Heart – Overview

October 7, 2011

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Missionaries and church planters face life-altering battles every day.  The daily decisions related to money, biblical faithfulness, family stresses, cultural faux pas, and life and death place the missionary heart in vulnerable positions.  Sometimes good decisions are made while other times the heart proves to be deceptive. What are the factors that encourage a missionary […]

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