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Category Archives: Thriving Through Rest
When Sheri and I moved to Vienna to start our ministry behind the Iron Curtain in 1974, we had our first furlough four years later. I thought we had done a great job of adjusting to our cross-cultural work until … Continue reading
This is a post from Mark Bright, Medical Doctor in Madagascar on his journey from excitement to be working in a field hospital into the deep depression of a burn-out existence. His journey and encouragements are instructive for any of … Continue reading
Bill Tell, and his wife, Sue, are friends of ours going back to College days! Hey, that’s a long time back, I guess we are almost life-long friends.
Going down in flames on the Mission Field at one time was a sign of total commitment to Christ and His cause. Today most of us consider it a loss to the Great Commission enterprise. T. J. Addington would agree … Continue reading
In our early days of being challenged for missions through The Navigators, the idea of going all out 100% for Christ’s cause was the challenge. Of course, that’s what we want to do — only one life, ’twill soon be … Continue reading
Gaining rest is a necessity for Christian workers, even though many of us are on the work-a-holic side, and we love our job. But in our hectic day, the concept of biblical Sabbath is having a renewal. Here Gavin Ortlund … Continue reading
Our Life Impact Staff are missionaries too. They go out to establish an Oasis to care for Christian Workers. But they also have the same needs the missionaries do. They wrestle with the same issues. There’s a value in that, … Continue reading
Burnout has been part of our missionary culture for quite some time. In this blog post from Gary Collins, there is a new perspective on that reality — the extent of it is greater than we thought. And the remedies … Continue reading
Keeping up our “inner strength” in the midst of the mammoth challenges cross-cultural workers face is a major issue for most of us. The work is always in our face, early morning until late at night. How do we keep … Continue reading