Category Archives: Resources

Book Release: The Uninvited Companion

The Uninvited Companion: God’s Shaping Us In His Love through Life’s Adversities is a culmination of  wresting with God and his Word through year’s of personal, physical adversity. Here is an excerpt: My Hannah-Like Prayer Moment I remember clearly a Hannah-like prayer … Continue reading

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A Returned Gaze

“So she called the name of the Lord who spoke to her, ‘You are a God of seeing,’                             for she said, ‘Truly here I have seen him who looks after me.‘”     … Continue reading

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Wheaton College Resiliency Survey

Below is a copy of the Facebook entry for the Wheaton College Resiliency study that Dr. Pam Edwards posted. Hope you’ll contribute. Please share it around, it would be great to have solid data on his study.  Thanks SS Wheaton … Continue reading

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Is Your Organization Healthy?

I have job security because, in part, there is a lack of organizational health. That is a loud statement. It is not an exaggeration that the majority, by a wide margin, of hurts I interface with at a personal level … Continue reading

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Member Care Orientation: A “Fire Prevention” Leaning

A Common Theme When I engage organizational leaders and the subject of “member care” comes up, I often ask them what they mean by that phrase. Usually I hear some variation of “member care is what is applied when people … Continue reading

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Resource: PTM Conference 2016

2016 PTM Conference Registration is open PTM is one of the best gatherings in North America to connect with other shepherds and caregivers of cross-cultural workers. This year has a great line up of workshops. See it all here. Pre-Conference … Continue reading

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Resource: A Spiritual Life Inventory

Spiritual Life Inventory God’s constant invitation to deep communion with him and the well documented need for life-long learning are two areas that a “busy” life can constrict. It is wise to take a step back and evaluate regularly – … Continue reading

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Helpful Reads on Listening and Rest

Here are two titles I am finding of interest that provide some thoughtful insight. The Listening Life: Embracing Attentiveness in a World of Distractions by Adam S. McHugh My initial approach to this book was a bit guarded: how much would … Continue reading

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