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Receiving Them Well

Receiving Them Well is a guide on how to support missionaries when they return, which is now available online. We gathered insight from multiple people and used our own experience to write a book that provides practical advice, good questions to ask and useful information to help care for your missionaries well.

The Art of Transition

A creative approach to navigating the “in-between seasons” using art & movement, this is a ‘virtual’ workshop of 5 Fridays for people in major life transition utilizing art and movement.

To find out more, click here.

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.

Across the Bridge – UK

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www.acrossthebridge.org.uk

Across the Bridge was launched in 2009 by Chas and Nicola Woods to “advance the Kingdom of God by supporting and encouraging Christian leaders and churches overseas, through prayer, pastoral support and prophetic ministry.”

Around the World
Across the Bridge supports ministries in cross-cultural pioneering situations through sending short-term teams offering prayer, teaching, prophetic ministry and pastoral support.

In the UK
They network with other UK ministries, introducing world-wide ministries to wider connections. ‘Across the Bridge’ also welcomes and partners with overseas ministries to encourage and stimulate cross-cultural outreach in the UK.

ARREST – UK

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Dr Debbie Hawker and Dr David Hawker offer services to help mission personnel and humanitarian workers become resilient.   Arrest is derived from the French arrȇt, meaning stop.  Resilient expatriates know when to take a rest.  They offer mission and humanitarian workers a chance to stop and reflect, during assessments, reviews &  debriefing, retreats, education & training, supervision & mentoring, and therapy

Check your toolbox and sharpen your tools before working, and your work will be more effective!

Association Pierres Vivantes, Entrepierres – FR

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Comme lieu de repos et d’accompagnement pour les personnes dans le ministère, le vieux village d’Entrepierres, près de Sisteron dans la Haute Provence (France), est un endroit paisible dans un cadre exceptionnel.  Notre équipe se fera le plaisir de vous y accueillir, soit pour un temps de repos, soit pour un temps d’accompagnement (débriefing ou autre).

Composée d’une équipe de permanents et d’associés expérimentés dans l’accueil, le débriefing et l’accompagnement spirituel et psychologique, notre association a pour but d’apporter aux personnes dans le ministère une aide ponctuelle et ciblée.  Nos services sont réservés exclusivement aux personnes engagées dans un travail missionnaire dans le monde francophone.

 

Barnabas Zentrum Singles & Couples Retreats – AT/HR

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Barnabas Zentrum (Centre) is especially designed to strengthen the lives of Christian workers who are serving in Eastern & Western Europe, Central & South America, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.  BZ serves as an interdenominational personal and marital counseling retreat center for pastors, missionaries and others in church and Para church staff positions.  The relaxed atmosphere of Barnabas Zentrum provides a place of solitude and confidentiality in which such issues as marital crisis, stress, burnout, staff/team relations, interpersonal or vocational conflicts and/or changes, debriefing and transitioning challenges may be worked through.  Retreats are held in the beautiful towns of Millstadt (Austria), Samabor (Croatia) and Grand Junction CO (USA).

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