Category Archives: Furlough

How To Encourage & Discourage Your Missionaries in Five Easy Steps

Pastor, get in touch with us personally! It is a blessing to talk with a pastor in a supporting church and it is abundantly clear that he actually knows who you are and can interact with you about what is going on in the ministry – he reads our prayer letters and is informed. Don’t forget communication is a two-way street! Continue reading

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What A Local Church Owes Her Missionaries

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We pastors and local churches have certain obligations to our missionaries that we should not take lightly. Many do, to our undying shame. Here are a least six: Continue reading

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MissioMishmash: What Is Furlough?

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Furlough conjures up many ideas to different people.  Some think it is like paid vacation and all-expenses-paid site-seeing. I blogged about this some years ago and recently stumbled upon a nice post by a Nazarene missionary, Howard Culbertson, about what furlough is–he pretended that his list was “discovered in the belongings of a missionary who had to be carried off mumbling incoherently in a strait jacket” after eleven months of furlough. Continue reading

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