Living Wholistically

4 Reasons Why Staying in Touch With Missions After Returning Home Is a Good Idea

Have you recently returned home from a mission assignment and now feel a sense of loss and disorientation? You are experiencing a certain level of re-entry adjustment. What used to be your home culture doesn’t feel like it anymore. It’s a kind of culture shock all over again. But the issue goes deeper: You are […]

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8 Tips for Dealing With the Financial Crisis

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to many countries being placed on lockdown in order to stop the spread of the virus. This has caused repercussions in the world’s economies and, according to the World Bank forecasts, the global economy will shrink by 5.2% this year (https://www.worldbank.org/). World leaders are very much concerned, as are economists

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From Third Culture Kid to GC President: Life Lessons for Missionary Families

Listening to the IWM podcast episode entitled “From Missionary Kid to GC President,” I was encouraged and inspired by the personal testimony and experiences shared by Pastor Ted Wilson. Like me, Pastor Wilson was a third culture kid, growing up and living in several countries. Pastor Wilson shared insightful stories from his childhood and adulthood,

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I Am An Island: Can missionary women risk their hearts?

They love to take short-term trips over here…” a former co-worker and neighbor explained. He had moved from Indonesia to Singapore and was visiting after changing locations. Talking about Christians in his new host country, he continued,”…but when they’ve had enough, they retreat back home.” I tucked that comment in my back pocket and continued

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