Hosts Steve Price and Kara Githens discuss the different levels of missionary care that are needed in missions today. They share many resources for Missionary Care around the world.
📚 RESOURCES KEY: 👂 Debriefing 💁🏻 Member Care 👧 Missionary Kid Resources 🏘️ Housing Resource 🛋️ Counseling Resources 🏥 Trauma Care / In patient Care 🧠 Mental Health Resources 🌅 Retreat Center 💼 Resources / Tools 🔥 Crisis Response 📅 Conferences ❇︎ Link Care Center - linkcare.org » 🏥 Provides trauma care, In patient 🛋️ 🧠 care with licensed counselors, psychologists and psychiatrists. ❇︎ Barnabas International - barnabas.org » 💁🏻 Providing pastoral care, missionary and 👧 MK care, and encouragement. Their focus is traveling to the missionary on the field. They also provide excellent conferences and retreats. 📅 Pastors to Missionaries; Equipping Women International; ❇︎ His Secret Place - hissecretplace.ca » 🌅 Ministry to Missionaries (M2M) located in Newfoundland Canada hosts annual retreats. ❇︎ MuKappa International - mukappa.org » 👧 Is a collegiate organization for students who have grown up in a cross-cultural setting (campus based and online for MK’s to meet other MK’s and share experiences.) ❇︎ ThePilgrimsWay.org » 💼 Blog by veteran missionary; encouragement ❇︎ Life Impact Ministries, Inc - lifeimpactministries.net » 👂 Debriefing / 🏘️ Short term housing ❇︎ MissionaryCareMinistry.org » 🏘️ 🛋️ Housing in the SE/Georgia ❇︎ RestoreHisWorkers.com » 🏘️ Housing / 🛋️ Counseling ❇︎ Marble Retreat - marbleretreat.org » 🌅 🛋️ Housing - primary audience is pastors ❇︎ Alongside Inc. - alongsidecares.net » 🌅 Retreat based; couples/families, also a marriage retreat and a retreat designed for medical professionals ❇︎ Narramore Christian Foundation - ncfliving.org » 🛋️ Christian Counseling and 🧠 Psychologists provide care for missionaries and also 👧 MK re-entry seminars. ❇︎ Thrive Ministry - thriveministry.org » Focus on refreshing/renewing women in missions; 🌅 Retreats, 💼 web-based material ❇︎ Mobile Member Care Team (MMCT) - mmct.org » 💼 Tools & Resources ❇︎ Cornerstone Counseling - ccfthailand.org » 🛋️ 🧠 based in Thailand; available to missionaries as well as local Thai people ❇︎ TCKWorld - tckworld.com » 👧 The Official Home of Third Culture Kids (TCKs) ❇︎ Denizenmag.com » 👧 Written from a TCK perspective; designed to be helpful for TCK’s in variety of circumstances. ❇︎ Missionarycare.com » 💼 Resource page for missionary concerns, articles, etc ❇︎ Alifeoverseas.com » 💼 Great articles and the chance to connect with people who understand the missions world. ❇︎ Minnesotarenewal.org » 🛋️ 🧠 Counseling center; available on-line/in person for missionaries as well as other ministry professionals ❇︎ Olive Tree Counseling Center - olivetreecounseling.org » 🛋️ 🧠 Christian licensed mental health workers, specializing in caring for those working in high stress areas of ministry; located in Turkey. ❇︎ The Well International - thewellintl.org » 🛋️ 🧠 A Counseling Center serving cross-cultural workers in Asia and around the world; located in Thailand ❇︎ Tumaini Counseling - tumainicounselling.net » 🛋 🧠 Serving missionaries throughout Africa; offices in Nairobi, Kenya and Kampala, Uganda ❇︎ Heartstream, located in PA - heartstreamresources.org » 🌅 👂 💼 🛋️ The Heartstream Model of Holistic Care is designed to serve global workers. Our emphasis is on whole person healing, restoration to service, and the promotion of healthful living; run by veteran missionaries. ❇︎ Godspeed Resources - godspeedresources.org » 🛋️ 🧠 They provide secure, online professional counseling and psychiatry for Christian Global Workers. ❇︎ Global Member Care Network - facebook.com/groups/globalmembercare » 💼 This Facebook group is a good connection to member care networks and resources around the globe. ❇︎ Mental Health in Missions - mti.org/conferences/mental-health-and-missions/ » 📅 🧠 This is a conference held every November which brings together the missionary care community that specializes in mental health - ie. Counselors, Psychologists, and Psychiatrists. This conference is a ministry of MTI - Mission Training International.