The Special Role of a Missionary’s Friend

This tool is an article emphasizing the importance of this sometimes over-looked and under-valued Great-commission role: A Friend. This article describes the special role of a Missionary’s Friend, and how it is distinct from others who care for and support a missionary.

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Helping Missionaries Return Well

This book has been written to help missionaries thrive when they return “home” from the mission field. Unsurprisingly, they need supportive community at home to come alongside them in this transition to return in a healthy way. This book will help you understand the needs of mission workers in transition and give you ideas of […]

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Helping Missionaries Return Well

This book has been written to help missionaries thrive when they return “home” from the mission field. Unsurprisingly, they need family and friends to come alongside them in this transition to return in a healthy way. This book will help you understand the needs of mission workers in transition and give you ideas of how […]

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First 90 Days on the Field

If you are preparing to help a worker transition to the mission field, this tool gives 5 tasks for missionaries to complete in their first 90 days on the field. These tasks are intended to help workers transition in a healthy and sustainable way. This document will help you and the transitioning missionary to approach […]

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Guide to Missionary Care at Every Stage

Different stages and seasons come both with unique stresses for mission workers and opportunities to care for those who support them from home. This brainstorming template marks some of the main life stages and milestones a missionary will experience and invites you to preemptively plan how your church will respond to those various stages.

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Getting to Know Your Missionaries

If you are new to your leadership role or would like to get to know your church’s missionaries in a more intentional way, this tool provides several suggestions of introductory questions to ask. These questions will give you a good  awareness of the missionary’s life and ministry that you can build years of fruitful relationship […]

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Getting to Know Your Missionaries

If you are new to your leadership role or would like to get to know your church’s missionaries in a more intentional way, this tool provides several suggestions of introductory questions to ask. These questions will give you a good awareness of the missionary’s life and ministry that you can build years of fruitful relationship […]

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How to Start Church Care Teams

If you are looking for ways for your church to be more connected to the lives, needs, and ministries of your mission workers, establishing care teams might be a great way to start. Care teams can represent your church to the missionary and the missionary to the church and is a model that works within […]

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How to Start Church Care Teams

If you are looking for ways for your church to be more connected to the lives, needs, and ministries of your mission workers, establishing care teams might be a great way to start. Care teams can represent your church to the missionary and the missionary to the church and is a model that works within […]

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15 Questions to Ask a Returning Missionary

We all know that a great way to support and encourage someone is by truly listening to their thoughts, experiences, and feelings. Sometimes it can be challenging to know what questions are helpful to ask. Especially if someone is returning from a mission trip, whether it was a short term trip or they are back […]

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