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

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Parents of Missionaries: How to Thrive and Stay Connected When Your Children and Grandchildren Serve Cross-Culturally by Cheryl Savageau, Diane Stortz

As a parent of a missionary you may feel that missing your child and your grandchildren signals a lack of faith. But proclaiming the gospel and making disciples was not meant to eclipse the loving family bonds God ordained. Whether you're the parent of a missionary recruit or a parent of an experienced missionary, you'll benefit from the authors' research and personal experience as they present a comprehensive plan for understanding missionary life, navigating the holidays, grandparenting long-distance and saying good-bye well. Combining a counselor's professional insight and a parent's personal journey, plus ideas and stories from dozens of missionaries and POMs,

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780830859290
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 02/05/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 371,189
File size: 728 KB

About the Author

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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