In this podcast we are privileged to speak with Dr. Steve Tracy, author of “Mending the Soul” and learn from him about the realities of trauma and missions. Do you ever wonder if you or a missionary you care about has experienced trauma and you’re not quite sure what to do? We hope this podcast will help answer your questions and give you direction and hope.
Do Missionaries Experience Trauma?
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Steve is the President and International Director for Mending the Soul, and professor of theology and ethics at Phoenix Seminary where he has taught since 1995. He has also served as a church pastor for fifteen years. Steve’s research and writing are focused on biblical ethics, sexuality, and abuse. He received a B.A. from Arizona State, an M.Div. and Th.M. from Western Seminary and a Ph.D. in Biblical Studies from the University of Sheffield (England) with a research focus on Pauline ethics. In addition to his domestic work, Steve, along with his wife Celestia, spend 4-8 weeks a year in East Africa coordinating and supervising international trauma training teams. Steve is the author of seven books and numerous book chapters and journal articles.