Category Archives: Thriving Kids

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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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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Does “Co-Habitation” Really Work?

Here’s an interesting article on a subject I broached some time ago, cohabitation of couples without marrying.  I took it from the angle of “biblical immorality.”  This article takes a look at what happens to people who co-habit based on … Continue reading

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“Belonging” — That Place of Security and Inner Peace

Missionaries, especially missionary kids, wrestle periodically with the issue of “belongingness.”  Where do I really belong?  Some of you reading this undoubtedly work among the homeless, and one of their

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Global Nomads (5.5)

Kids following their parents around the world definitely live a different life!  They are called TCK’s, or Third Culture Kids because they are multi-cultural and “home” as we probably define it, is an elusive

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It Made a Difference to That ONE! (3.1)

It might seem extravagant and costly to some that an Oasis is set up, a Caregiver is placed, and Life Impact serves one couple or single at a time, and sometimes children with them.  But we should ask, “What is … Continue reading

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Training Your Child to “Self-Protect”

Dear Staff,**               (LifeImpactMinistries.net) Dr. Phil, in his new book, “Life Code” writes his thoughts on how to operate in the secular American culture today.  The challenge for the Believer in any culture is … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Child Abuse from Dr. Phil

Dear Staff,**               (LifeImpactMinistries.net) Recently Sheri was reading the latest book by Dr. Phil, Life Code, The New Rules for Winning in the Real World, and read me the following pages from the book. … Continue reading

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