Dan Abbott, Development Director at Sanctuary Inn, shares what God has taught him on the journey of support raising.
Season: 4 Episode: 6
Dan Abbott comes from a YWAM ministry background, enjoys teaching and preaching, and graduated from Western Seminary with a Masters in Biblical Studies and Theology. He has been working at Sanctuary Inn for the last five years and currently is the Development Director. Dan and his wife Anna are the parents of three young sons.
What is Missionary Care? - The Innkeepers by Sanctuary Inn
Dr. Laura Mae Gardner, a pioneer and expert in Missionary Care shares some of the key distinctives of effective care. ABOUT DR. LAURA MAE GARDNER: I have served in WBT and SIL International for 60+ years, most of that time with my husband, Dick. My contributions or roles included: translator, candidate assessment, trainer, counselor, developer and director of International Counseling Department, creator of Member Care for missions, International Vice President For Personnel, and International Personnel Consultant and Trainer. I have traveled, trained and consulted in 65 countries, done a lot of crisis work, interventions and debriefing. I am also an author including the book Healthy, Resilient and Effective in Cross Cultural Ministry which has now been translated into Indonesian, Korean, Chinese, Ukranian and Russian. I co-authored with Dr. Lois Dodds the three-volume series on Global Servants. Other writings include chapters in books, and probably 500 articles. I have a theological diploma, two undergraduate degrees and two advanced degrees, including a doctorate from Denver Seminary. I am an adjunct professor at Columbia International University. I have served on a number of boards. My husband, Dick, preceded me to heaven a few months ago thus I continue on alone reading, speaking, teaching, consulting, and serving as requested. ADDITIONAL RESOURCE: • Global Member Care Vol 1*: The Pearls and Perils of Good Practice by Kelly O'Donnell • Global Member Care: Vol 2*: Crossing Sectors for Serving Humanity by Kelly O'Donnell & Michele Lewis O’Donnell • Doing Member Care Well*: Perspectives and Practices From Around the World (Globalization of Mission) by Kelly O'Donnell • Global Servants Cross-cultural Humanitarian Heroes Volume 1 Formation and Development of These Heroes by Lois Dodds & Laura Gardner • Global Servants Cross-cultural Humanitarian Heroes Volume 2: 12 Factors in Effectiveness and Longevity by Lois Dodds & Laura Gardner • Global Servants Cross-Cultural Humanitarian Heroes Volume 3 The Art & Heart of Agency Care by Lois Dodds • Healthy, Resilient, & Effective in Cross-Cultural Ministry: Electronic Version by Laura Mae Gardner
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