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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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Pythons Create a Stressful Missionary Life! (2.19)

Some time ago I posted a blog on Missionary stress related to living in the same environment with snakes.  On the African Horn its the green or black mamba that is terrifying.  However the python can also cause havoc and … Continue reading

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How Much Stress Does a Black Mamba Create for a Missionary? (2.18)

On a scale of 1 to 10, 10 being the highest . . . How would you rate your stress level when you encounter a snake?

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How Stressed are You in Your Work? (5.6)

Have you ever hit the low point in your life or work where you have no excitement about your day’s activities, much less the energy to carry them out?  And when you consider the future you have no hope, everything … Continue reading

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Case (2.10) – How Long Would You Put Up with Bombs, Kidnapping, Sexual Harrassment, etc?

Dear Mission Pastors and Outreach Committees,                           (www.LifeImpactMinistries.net) Do you ever ask the question, “Why should we do Missionary care?”  Past thinking has been that missionaries are very … Continue reading

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Case (8.3) — Pushing Your Church Care and Influence Out to the Field

Dear Mission Pastor and Outreach Committee Members,**                         (www.LifeImpactMinistries.net) How can you have essential conversations with your missionaries and provide care for them? David Lewis, CEO of Paracletos, a … Continue reading

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