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Chapter 2 - Linda

Chapter 2 – Linda

  • P. 16 – List of missionary training agencies
  • P. 14 – List of missionary training agencies

CIT – the Center for Intercultural Training
Union Mills, North Carolina
www.cit-online.org
MTI – Mission Training International
Palmer Lake, Colorado
www.mti.org

  • P. 17 – Restoration Care Plan Booklet
  • P. 20 – A collection of POEMS from other ministriesT.J. Addington’s book “Leading from the Sandbox” chapter 4
    TEAM.org/about
  • P. 22 – A collection of POEMS from other ministries
  • P. 23 – A description of DISC and other team building tools

DISC
Keirsey Temperament Sorter (KTS-II)
Interpersonal Communication Programs (ICP)
Peacemaker Plan

  • P. 25 – A description of DISC and other team building tools
Chapter 4 - Bill Britt

Chapter 4 – Bill Britt

  • P. 38 – A Matrix used for candidate selection

Candidate Matrix Grid
Candidate Matrix Score Sheet

  • P. 40 – A Matrix used for candidate selection
  • P. 41 – The predictor equation – “Predicting Missionary Success”
  • P. 41 – The predictor equation – “Under Construction”
  • P. 43 – The predictor equation
  • P. 48 – Psychological Interview – “Predicting Missionary Success”
  • P. 48 – predictor equation – “Predicting Missionary Success”
  • P. 50 – Psychological Interview
  • P. 50 – predictor equation
  • P. 62 – Vetting Procedure for candidate selection
  • P. 64 – Information on vetting mission agencies
Chapter 5

Chapter 5

  • P. 60 – Vetting agencies for candidate selection

Agency Questionnaire
Agency Vetting Template

  • P. 62 – Information on vetting mission agencies

Agency Questionnaire
Agency Vetting Template

Chapter 7 - Linda & Paula

Chapter 7 – Linda and Paula

  • P. 79 – Care Plan Interview Form

Care Plan Interview Form

  • P. 81 – Care Plan Interview Form
  • P. 95 – Agency Questionnaire for missionary candidates

 

Chapter 9

  • P. 93 – Agency Questionnaire for missionary candidates

Agency Questionnaire

Chapter 10 – Dave

  • P. 116 – A reflective tool for determining your idols

Reflective Tool Determining Idols

  • P. 118 – A reflective tool for determining your idols
Chapter 11 - Linda & Bill

Chapter 11 – Linda and Bill

  • P. 126 – examples of normal stressors in the lives of missionaries

Normal stressors for missionaries:
• Stages of team development
• Stages of cultural adjustment (honeymoon phase, etc.)
• Frustration and exhaustion of being a 2-year old again in terms of language development.
• Grieving losses in the home culture.
• New team member fitting into already established team.
• Questions of how much to depend on teammates initially, etc.
• Many more

  • P. 128 – examples of normal stressors in the lives of missionaries
Chapter 12 – Hood and Borns

Chapter 12 – Hood and Borns

  • P. 135 – Resource List Template

Resource List Template

  • P. 137 – Resource List Template
Chapter 13 – Born, Britt and Wilson

Chapter 13 – Born, Britt and Wilson

  • P. 141 – List of training institutions
    Repeat from Chapter 2 already (CIT, MTI, etc)
  • P. 143 – List of training institutions (CIT, MTI, etc)
  • P. 154 – List of communication tools and current technology

Skype.com – Video chat, less secure but cheap and accessible
GoToMeeting.com – HD video conferencing with desktop sharing, Fee based
Vsee.com – More secure and used by professional counselors under HIPPA privacy laws

  • P. 156 – List of communication tools and current technology
Chapter 15 – Borns and Wilson

Chapter 15 – Borns and Wilson

  • P. 175 – List of TCK and Member Care seminars, conferences and other gatherings

Barnabas – MK Family Re-entry
Interaction International
Missionary Resource Connection of North Carolina – TCK re-entry
Global Nomad / Third Culture Kids

  • P. 178 – List of TCK and Member Care seminars, conferences and other gatherings
  • P. 183 – Literature on Re-Entry

Jordan, Peter. Re-Entry: Making the Transition from Missions to Life at Home. Seattle, Wash.: YWAM Publishing, 1992.
Koteskey, Ron and Bonnie. Coming Home: The Reentry Transition. Wilmore, KY: New Hope International Ministries, 2003.
Pirolo, Neal. The Reentry Team: Caring for your Returning Missionaries. San Diego: Emmaus Road International, 2000.
Schultz, Doris M. “Re-entry: An Introduction.” Enhancing Missionary Vitality, edited by John R. Powell and Joyce M. Bowers, Minneapolis: Augsburg-Fortress Publishers, 1999.

  • P. 186 – Literature on Re-Entry
Conclusion

Conclusion

  • P. 186 – Conferences on Member care

Mental Health in Missions
Pastors to Missionaries by Barnabas International.
Global Member Care Network

  • P. 189 – Conferences on Member care

Additional Resources

Advance Global Coaching

“Doing mission better requires collaborative efforts. Advance Global Coaching partners with churches who really care about the workers they send out and support. We provide professional life coaching for mission pastors and cross-cultural workers in a confidential relationship, helping them process their challenges so that they last longer and are more effective. For more information about our heart and our coaching team check out our website or contact Sherri Dodd at Sherri@AdvanceGlobalCoaching.com.
www.advanceglobalcoaching.com

Center for Intercultural Training: Equipping for Cross Cultural Life & Ministry

www.cit-online.org

Mission Training International: Equipping and Developing Cross-Cultural Messengers of the Gospel

www.mti.org

Mission Prep: Preparing for Effective Cross Cultural Ministry

www.missionprep.ca

Train International: Equipping for Cross Cultural Effectiveness

www.traininternational.org

Team Building Tools and Psych Assessments

DISC

discprofile.com/what-is-disc/overview

Keirsey Temperament Sorter (KTS-II)

keirsey.com/products_overview.aspx

Interpersonal Communication Programs (ICP)

couplecommunication.com

Peacemaker Plan

peacemaker.net/project/the-four-gs

Skype: Video chat, less secure but cheap and accessible

www.Skype.com

GoToMeeting: HD video conferencing with desktop sharing, Fee based

GoToMeeting.com

VSee: More secure and used by professional counselors under HIPPA privacy

Vsee.com

TCK and Member Cares Seminars

Barnabas – MK Family Re-entry

barnabas.org/reentry/who.php

Interaction International

interactionintl.org/transition.asp

Missionary Resource Connection of North Carolina – TCK re-entry

mrcofnc.org

Global Nomad / Third Culture Kids

www.clarku.edu/offices/oia/tck/conference.cfm

Mental Health in Missions

mti.org/conferences/mental-health-and-missions/

Pastors to Missionaries by Barnabas International.

ptm.barnabas.org

Global Member Care Network

GlobalMemberCare.com

Trinity Missionary Resources

http://missions.trinityonline.org/missionary-care-web-resources/