Category Archives: Thriving in Shepherding Others

Bloom Where We’re Planted!

Being servants where God has put us and being content to serve Him there, is the theme of this post from Mark Brewster, LI Staff Oasis Host in Lewiston, ID. “One of the dangers of living in our American consumer … Continue reading

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Personal Trials Create Deeper Ministry

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

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Younger Caregivers Needed to Minister to the Millennials

While at a Pastors-to-Missionary Conference a few years ago, the question was asked, “How many of you caregivers attending this event are under 50 years of age?”  of the 80 of us in the room about six hands went up.

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Christian Worker Care IN and FROM a Place, an Oasis (7.5)

When you invest in a Life Impact Caregiver you are investing in a person and not a location.  Yes, a physical place — an Oasis — is somewhere on the planet, and there to serve as a base of operations. … Continue reading

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What do Apples Have to do With Caregiving?

I can’t vouch for the fact this story is true, but it’s a “heart-toucher” and does highlight some important truths and raises some interesting questions for us as Caregivers and Christian workers.

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Who Else Gets on the Plane to Head Home Early? (2.11)

Following my blog posts may give you the impression that the Missionary Organizational sector is the international realm where most attrition takes place.  The impression might be that missionaries are going out unprepared with weak personalities and constitutions.  Therefore they … Continue reading

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Small Agencies Face Extinction Through Attrition — Can Life Impact Help You? (4.7)

Are you a Mission Exec of a small organization and feeling like you are in the saddle alone? The Bible encourages us, “Do NOT despise small beginnings.”  Your organization

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Soul Care — Freeing the Soul from the Power of Sin

Dear Staff,** When I look back on my 69 years of life, one of the challenges has been to walk purely and humbly with my God.  Often in Sunday School back in the “good ‘ole days,” I heard this truth … Continue reading

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