Parents of Missionaries: How to Thrive and Stay Connected When Your Children and Grandchildren Serve Cross-Culturally

Parents of Missionaries: How to Thrive and Stay Connected When Your Children and Grandchildren Serve Cross-Culturally

by Cheryl Savageau, Diane Stortz

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780830857302
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 10/17/2008
Pages: 306
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Cheryl Savageau (Ed.D.) is a professional clinical counselor with experience acquired in private practice, public agency, and church settings. Cheryl directed the Counseling Ministries at LifeSpring Christian Church in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Her extensive research into the experience of parents of missionaries culminated in her doctoral dissertation entitled, An Ecological Analysis of the Stresses Experienced by Parents of Missionaries (2005).

Diane Stortz was parent of a missionary for almost six years. During that time she co-founded, along with Cheryl Savageau, the National Network of Parents of Missionaries and a support group for POMs in the greater Cincinnati area.

She is an author and now owns Izzy's Office, where she writes and provides editorial services to publishers.

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Parents of Missionaries: How to Thrive and Stay Connected When Your Children and Grandchildren Serve Cross-Culturally 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It's tough on parents to see their children go off to places they are fearful of, where they won't see their grandchildren, and yet it is a good thing too. This book offers thoughtful ideas and help.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book to help POMS with this lifestyle