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Three Types of Missionary Fulfillment

December 11, 2012

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FULFILLMENT can be found

The idea of fulfillment is overlooked and under-used.  Deep down most people want to be fulfilled but popular opinion suggests that finding fulfillment is unattainable. This is true in the Christian world too.  Even missionaries have told me that they don’t see fulfillment on the horizon for themselves.  That’s pretty sad.  A world where we […]

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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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A Missionary Speaks to Her Love-Hate Relationship With Home Assignment

February 9, 2011

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Most of the missionaries I have met have a love-hate relationship with Home Assignment. The “love” part comes from having a break in the action at the field, a chance to step back and renew energy for ministry.  Home Assignment is also a chance to see family and friends, to reconnect with partner churches and […]

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