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:
💁🏻 Member Care
👧 Missionary Kid Resources
🏘️ Housing Resource
🛋️ Counseling Resources
🏥 Trauma Care / In patient Care
🧠 Mental Health Resources
🌅 Retreat Center
💼 Resources / Tools
🔥 Crisis Response
❇︎ 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.)
» 💼 Blog by veteran missionary; encouragement
❇︎ Life Impact Ministries, Inc - lifeimpactministries.net
» 👂 Debriefing / 🏘️ Short term housing
» 🏘️ 🛋️ Housing in the SE/Georgia
» 🏘️ 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)
» 👧 Written from a TCK perspective; designed to be helpful for TCK’s in variety of circumstances.
» 💼 Resource page for missionary concerns, articles, etc
» 💼 Great articles and the chance to connect with people who understand the missions world.
» 🛋️ 🧠 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.