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Advice to those who are contemplating, or wanting to thrive in, a ministry assignment in another country

May 31st, 2019|Serving Together Webinars|

Cross-cultural workers face some incredibly difficult hurdles in their ministry deployments overseas. They have to deal with identity issues, language and cultural issues, security issues, fear/anxiety issues, family separation issues, and even faith issues. In this webinar, Chad interviews Elizabeth and Jonathan Trotter who are serving in Cambodia. The Trotters offer advice to those who are contemplating, or wanting to thrive in, a ministry assignment in another country. They highlight some of the topics raised in their newly published book, “Serving Well”. Jonathan and Elizabeth are also involved in managing the website "A Life Overseas" — which "provides a place [...]

Creating a safe space for the return of Cross-Cultural Workers

May 17th, 2019|Serving Together Webinars|

Chad interviews Paul Dyck about the difficulties faced by cross-cultural ministry workers and their families returning to their passport countries. Paul Dyck gives us some tips for Cross-Cultural Workers returning to their passport country. Paul leads the MORE Network. It is a Canada-wide ministry that exists to bolster, strengthen and encourage Canadian missionaries and their children in times of transition. Paul and his team facilitate care for singles, couples and families, particularly as they repatriate from the cross-cultural assignment, and facilitate the resourcing of member care support staff. https://more.outreach.ca/ This was the 13th webinar of the Great Commission Foundation's "Serving [...]

Bulembu Adventure Race Fundraiser

May 15th, 2019|Inform, News, Project|

Swaziland, a small, beautiful kingdom between South Africa and Mozambique, is in dire need. It has the one of the highest AIDS rates in the world and the disease has taken an entire generation of Swazis. In the 90’s the population was decreasing so rapidly that the UN estimated the Swazi people would be wiped out by the year 2050. Although hard work has improved the statistics, the country has suffered persistent drought, adding to the problems. There are around 120,000 orphans and vulnerable children in desperate need of care. In 2006, a team of social developers and entrepreneurs purchased [...]

Providing “Member Care” to Cross-Cultural Workers

May 10th, 2019|Serving Together Webinars|

Chad interviews Paul Dyck about the difficulties faced by cross-cultural ministry workers and their families returning to their passport countries. Paul Dyck speaks to the responsibility to provide "Member Care" to Cross-Cultural Workers. Paul leads the MORE Network. It is a Canada-wide ministry that exists to bolster, strengthen and encourage Canadian missionaries and their children in times of transition. Paul and his team facilitate care for singles, couples and families, particularly as they repatriate from the cross-cultural assignment, and facilitate the resourcing of member care support staff. https://more.outreach.ca/ This was the 12th webinar of the Great Commission Foundation's "Serving Together [...]

3 Characteristics of Successful Fundraisers

May 1st, 2019|Serving Together Webinars|

Fundraising coach Judy Friesen outlines 3 characteristics of successful fundraisers who grow generous donors: They love growing generous donors. They are committed to generosity. They steward their donors well. This was the 11th webinar of the Great Commission Foundation's "Serving Together Series — Perspectives to Help Ministry Thrive" Judy Friesen can be contacted by email or, on LinkedIn.  

How to help Cross-Cultural Workers reintegrate into their passport country

April 5th, 2019|Serving Together Webinars|

Chad interviews Paul Dyck about the difficulties faced by cross-cultural ministry workers and their families returning to their passport countries. Paul describes how to help Cross-Cultural Workers reintegrate into their passport country. Paul leads the MORE Network. It is a Canada-wide ministry that exists to bolster, strengthen and encourage Canadian missionaries and their children in times of transition. Paul and his team facilitate care for singles, couples and families, particularly as they repatriate from the cross-cultural assignment, and facilitate the resourcing of member care support staff. https://more.outreach.ca/ This was the 10th webinar of the Great Commission Foundation's "Serving Together Series [...]