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Honor and shame in cross-cultural relationships

Here’s a free downloadable resource by Werner Mischke you might be interested in.

 

Love Across Latitudes

LALLove Across Latitudes, a work-book for those considering a cross-cultural marriage, aims to give couples a way to set good foundations for a long-term relationship using text, quotes, stories and questions to stimulate discussion and reflection. Written originally for those with long term commitment to serving outside their home countries, it has also been used by counsellors, parents, friends and churches with internationals in their congregations.

It can be obtained both in book format or as a Kindle and I-book by contacting  Gilead Books or by ordering through good online bookstores.

Single Mission

Single missionBeing single can bring massive challenges for mission workers.  Feeling lonely, isolated or misunderstood, or even being taken advantage of, can cause self-doubt, resentment and can even result in people leaving the mission field.

Edited by Dr Debbie Hawker and Rev Tim Herbert, and featuring contributions from 30 single mission workers from every continent, Single Mission  aims to encourage and equip single mission workers and help them be strong in their faith, effective in ministry, and content with their lifestyle.

Cost €10.50/£8.99 plus €7.60 postage Europe-wide.  For more information see http://www.syzygy.org.uk/single-mission/.

Singing the Lord’s Song in a Foreign Land

Singing the Lord’s Songs in a Foreign land: Biblical Reflections for Expatriates is a book designed to assist and encourage people who live overseas. It is especially appropriate for missionaries and perfect for those struggling with cultural adjustment.  In it you will find biblical reflections offering insight into the struggles of living in a foreign land.

The print version of this book can be ordered anywhere in the world for $8.95 at  www.createspace.com/3713708.  It is also available for $4.95 for electronic readers. Click here for the direct link for Kindle. For other electronic versions go to:http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/102583.
For more information and a sample chapter see: www.globalvillagepress.org or contact Ken McHarg at missionaryjournalist@gmail.com.

Working from a Place of Rest

WfaporWorking from a Place of Rest is written with those involved in full-time ministry in mind, whether at home or in a cross-cultural context. It looks at the story of Jesus and the Samaritan villagers in John 4, and uses his example as a pattern for sustaining ministry in the frantic world of the twenty first century.

Tony Horsfall is a graduate of London School of Theology, worked with OMF in East Malaysia for a number of years, before leading a church in West Yorkshire. He then headed up the EQUIP training programme at Bawtry Hall (Doncaster), and now works as a freelance trainer for his own ministry, Charis Training. He regularly leads retreats for mission personnel and church leaders, and serves as Pastoral Carer for MAF International (Africa Region).

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