Tag Archives: Thriving Through Rest

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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Do We Really Need to Fear China? (6.5)

Recently on a Charles Stanley TV program, a former POW lodged at the “Hanoi Hilton” along with Sen. John McCain gave his testimony of how God was with him in that horrendous situation.  As Americans, this history colors how we … Continue reading

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Can African Church Leaders Frustrate the Grim Reaper? (6.2)

Let’s talk more about CARE for African Pastors and missionaries on that great continent, since Life Impact is now focusing staff, resources, and some attention there.

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Step Out of the Traffic of Life for Time with the Lord (4.5)

When we first moved to Vienna, Austria eons ago to work behind the Iron Curtain, I was intimidated by the idea of driving in Vienna Traffic.  The Austrians have a very laid

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Psalm 91 Defines an Oasis for Tired Christian Workers (4.4)

The concept of “REFUGE” is significant, especially in the OT.  And it’s especially huge for King David as he faced the challenges of his life.  What challenges are your

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The Ministry Desert Defines the Value of an Oasis (4.3)

We are calling each of our Care Centers for missionaries, humanitarian aid workers, and pastors, OASIS.  In a recent book, Shifting Sands, by Steve Donahue, who actually

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I Experienced an Oasis in the Midst of the Communist Desert! (4.2)

During the late 1970’s and 1980’s I traveled often behind the Iron Curtain into Romania, Czechoslovakia, and Poland.  We also ministered in Russia during the late 80’s and I had

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A Beach, Stars, and a Prayer Impacted Me (4.1)

I remember being at Camp Geneva in Holland, Michigan in 1964 at a ministry seminar.  In the darkness I walked on the beach, laid down in the sand and looked up at the

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A Glimpse Into Life at the Italy Oasis (7.1)

Here’s a “guest post” glimpse from Celeste Allen into the life of a Life Impact Oasis Hostess.  Our ministries expand beyond guest services.  As you see Celeste is also

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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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