Category Archives: Thriving in Family Life

Are You Thriving in Your Fundraising? (Follower Change)

As I age (73 at the moment) I find the connections in my mind allowing me to speak clearly and quickly are not working as well.  So public speaking is fast becoming obsolete. However writing is still going well for … Continue reading

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Clear Your Emotional Ministry Plate with a Debriefing!

When Sheri and I started Life Impact through our Oasis in Sunriver, Oregon, we always enjoyed doing Debriefs with our missionary guests. Often they didn’t realize that something negative and depressing was stuck in their emotional crawl.   Like a tire … Continue reading

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Lessons from a Doctor on Missionary Stress

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

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Free Resource Regarding TCK’s (Third Culture Kids)

Our missionary children face their own major challenges as they follow us back and forth to the fields of service.  I know because Sheri and I raised 5 of these TCKs.  All are doing well now as adults and have … Continue reading

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Ever Wonder What’s Up with Third Culture Kids? (TCK’s)

I’ve passed on articles before from David Lewis’ blog hosted on his website, http://paracletos.org.  Dave and his wife, Irene, are excellent missionary caregivers and have a beautiful care center called, Baan Sa’bai.

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More Stats — This Time Related to Chastity!

Can you find a sit-com, movie, or even a churchgoer who today thinks having sex and living together prior to marriage is something negative?

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Are You “Out-of-Balance” in Your Life?

Does it seem for you, life goes out of balance quickly?  I know that’s what happens to me.  In my case, multi-tasking is a myth.  I can focus well on only one thing at a time and if I’m motivated … Continue reading

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8 Reasons to Run from Infidelity

Sexual temptations have power and affect all of us.  For believers whose minds, will, and spirit are renewed by the Holy Spirit, we have the choice to either walk in the Spirit or  to walk in the flesh regarding this … Continue reading

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5 Benefits for Kids Growing Up in Another Culture

Parents most often are a little anxious seeing their kids head off to a foreign country for the sake of the Kingdom.  And when grandkids are in the mix, that becomes even more difficult.  There are costs to go.  There … Continue reading

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Helping Parents Parent in Turbulent Times!

When Sheri and I were parenting our children, most of those years we were overseas doing that in another culture.  Influenced by a set number of parenting principles developed from our own backgrounds and biblical teaching, our parenting moved forward … Continue reading

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