Lauren Wells is the Founder and Director of TCK Training and author of Raising Up a Generation of Healthy Third Culture Kids: A Practical Guide to Preventive Care and The Grief Tower. She specializes in practical, preventive care for Third Culture Kids and their families. She has worked with over 1,000 parents and TCK caregivers and has trained staff from over 60 organizations. Lauren spent her developmental years in Tanzania, East Africa and now lives in South Carolina with her husband and two children.
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Lauren Wells specializes in practical, preventative care for Third Culture Kids and their families. Lauren herself is a Missionary Kid who spent much of her developmental years in Tanzania, East Africa. In this podcast we hear some of her story and how God is using her experience and wisdom to help Third Culture Kids thrive.
Training Global Missionaries - The Innkeepers by Sanctuary Inn
Dr. Mark Hedinger, the Director of Culture Bound, shares some tools and skills that help missionaries worldwide to be effective in bridging the cross-cultural gap in order to share the good news of Jesus. ABOUT MARK HEDINGER: Mark Hedinger has served in cross cultural ministry and ministry training for over 30 years, with mission experience in Mexico, in the home office of a US sending agency, through international training networks, and in leading CultureBound, a training organization headquartered in Portland OR. Mark and the CultureBound team offer training to mission agencies, schools, churches and businesses around the world. He holds a Doctorate in Intercultural Studies and serves as Adjunct faculty with Western Seminary. Mark is married to Karen Hedinger and they are blessed with four married children and 11 grandchildren. You can learn more about the CultureBound ministry at culturebound.org
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