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Creativity! You’ve Got It. Keep Using It!

Some time ago we took two of our granddaughters to the Oklahoma Aquarium in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  That was an uplifting adventure in a first class venue, and we learned a lot.  I was very impacted by the variety of species … Continue reading

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Do You Know What Kills 660,000 People Each Year?

Here’s the BAD news:  I called an African friend on skype some time ago only to find out he was desperately sick.  He was one of 219 million people sick from this disease in 2010. To say the least, I … Continue reading

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Is It Time YOU Took a Personal Restoration Retreat? (3.12)

Guest Post by a Worn Out Missionary  (continued by permission) My road to recovery “My five days at a missionary retreat center (Central Oregon Oasis) was just what I needed.  But how did I even know that I needed to … Continue reading

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How Do You Know an Oasis Visit Would Benefit You? (3.11)

Guest Post by a Worn Out Missionary  (used by permission) “My hands gripped the steering wheel as my mini-van cut through the ranch-strewn countryside of eastern Oregon.  I was escaping to a retreat center for missionaries — an Oasis in … Continue reading

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Be Encouraged! Your Care Efforts Are Paying Off! (3.10)

Through the Life Impact staff effort, we continue to impact the lives of Christian workers.  Our goal is to strengthen them for their work as the Lord connects us together.  Here are some more examples of how your ministries are … Continue reading

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Do Missionaries Gain Benefit from an Oasis Visit? (3.9)

Our Life Impact staff all believe an Oasis Ministry is worth the time and effort, or we wouldn’t be doing it.  Here are some of the guest thank you notes that keep us motivated and moving forward: — Breathing New … Continue reading

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What do Elephants have to do with Orphans? (3.5)

While we are thinking of Brenda and African Challenges, let’s go a little further into field IMPACT.  My point in emphasizing these events from her field is to highlight that — A little INVESTMENT in MISSIONARY CARE protects a H … Continue reading

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Lost Kingdom Impact Without Worker Care (3.3)

We should never underestimate the power of ONE.  How will God use the couple or single who visits our Oasis for some rest, processing, and retreat?  How will God use one of their children in another time and another generation? … Continue reading

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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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Case (2.3): Are You Pulling Attrition Statistics Out of the Air?

Dear Staff,**               (LifeImpactMinistries.net -check out new website) In 1995 a major study was initiated called ReMAP (Reducing Missionary Attrition).  This survey was commissioned by the WEA (World Evangelical Alliance) Missions Commission.  Eight years … Continue reading

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