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Global Reflections Blog on How to Cope with Missionary Hardships

Let's be real, being a missionary is tough, this blog really helps to delve into some of those hardships and how to better maneuver them. Global Reflections Blog through Fuller Theological Seminary gives some truly helpful points on how to deal with stress, loss, loneliness, and more. In the article below titled, "Missionary Self-Care and Spirituality" the author gives some pra...

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Want to be a Marketplace worker on fire? Check out these tips

Charisma Magazine wrote an article intertwining the marketplace and God's growth to culturally expand marketplace workers. The article touches base on several ideals- here are the main ones: Business as a Means Business as a Mission Business as a Mandate Ways to Engage Check out the rest of the article in its entirety and feel free to check out more of each topic you feel...

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The importance of White Space and what it isn't-

What is WhiteSpace- Juliet Funt gave an amazing talk at a Global Leaders Summit and even included a free link to help fellow teams in the business world conquer their what she calls, 'white space.' She goes on to mention what white space is not... it is not the wandering of the mind nor is it meditation, she says that it instead has no rules at all. White space gives your mind the f...

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Everyday Marketplace worker on the go: Start your own #War Room

I begin to step into my 'safe place.' I turn the door knob and slowly cross my legs one over another, and as I sit against the mingled patterned carpet, I feel this weight lift off of my spirit. I begin to play a spiritually and uplifting slow melody on my phone, I gather my thoughts and attempt to notice where my feet are. My feet are directly within eye sight and I breathe out, it'...

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Season Series: A Sovereign God in your Season of Singleness

With missionaries often being sent overseas, to unreached countries the stereotype can sometimes become, “well if I’m not married, singleness can be really difficult and lonely.” I would challenge this to say singleness much like marriage, and life in general has its difficulties, yes. But as Jesus followers our goal should be to not overlook this difficulty as a threat but t...

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Q& A Series: What is Scatter Global and how can my talents be used?

What is Scatter Global? What drives us is a passionate belief that God has placed unique abilities, passions and skills within each one of us. For everyone who resonates with this, we hope to inspire the question: “What if I did what God has uniquely designed me to do in a part of the world Jesus is less known?” ScatterGlobal is here to for you, the global professional on yo...

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"Out Women the Women and Out Men the Men " Ted Talk on "Women Winning in the Marketplace"

Jennifer Sherman speaks out on all things women in the current marketplace and she does so with humor, intelligence, and plenty of experience. Jennifer herself was immersed in the business world and gives an array of facts referencing women today and the positions they hold- 58 %- Undergrad degrees held by women 53%- Entry Level Workforce made up of Women 37%- Women in Middle Managemen...

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What if : My parents don't want me to go into ministry or participate in missions in general?

God has called all of His people to tell others of Him. Parents who do not understand their child's need/ want for the Lord must struggle through that and hopefully with the amazing sovereignty of God, with time they will begin to understand and believe. This sort of 'issue' can manifest itself in many different ways: There is the parent that worries- They may want you to be s...

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Don't Let the Native Tongue Stop You

Too often our culture emphasizes the barriers of language in regards to living missionaly for the Lord. We should encourage others to see missions and language learning as an opportunity, rather than a set back. An opportunity to delve into a new world where we all have one common thread- Jesus. Language can be difficult, but don’t let it stop you. Have a New Outlook on Language Learni...

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Confessions of A Burnt Out Missionary

Sab·bath /ˈsabəTH/ noun: The seventh day of the week observed from Friday evening to Saturday evening as a day of rest and worship by Jews and some Christians, or observed Sunday among Christians as a day of rest and worship. In this article for cru.org, Deanna Kustas writes an article about the difficulties in setting boundaries and identifying times to rest. Kustas walks throug...

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