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Are You Stressed Out, or Stressless?

I want to introduce you to a good friend of mine, Bill Tell.  He’s worked with The Navigators all of his career, is a wonderful Bible teacher, and focuses much of his teaching on communicating about Grace. The Grace of … 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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Slow Down the Busyness and Thrive! (3.19)

Do you ever feel overwhelmed with busyness and out of time for other things you want to do?   Is your spouse suggesting, even pressuring you to slow down or spend more time with the family? Do you ever consider giving up … Continue reading

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Are You Working to Rest or Resting to Work? 5.17

Workaholism is a subtle “ism” because our society prizes production, hard work, and competency.  There are thousands of ways we can justify our work and effort to achieve.  Yet if not “working” is not addressed in the depth of our … Continue reading

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Five Key Questions to Determine if You Suffer from Job Burnout! (5.8)

Sometimes the Caregiver of a “burned out” missionary or pastor must take drastic action with or without the permission of the worker, when it’s in their power to do so.  To act otherwise is irresponsible, since we are often the … Continue reading

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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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