resources and articles
that influence MISSIONARY retention
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RESOURCES GENERATED BY THE CENTER FOR MISSIONARY MOBILIZATION AND RETENTION
Missionary Moms Panel Discussion
We sat down with four missionary moms discussing their missions call and how they raise their kids in dangerous countries.
Why Missionaries Leave the Field Prematurely
What can be done to address the missionary attrition rate? A graduate student at Trinity Bible College and Graduate School suggests there are 5 preventable reasons missionaries come home from the field before their expected return date.
The Romance of a Missionary
Written by a missionary to Costa Rica, this article addresses the various motivations of serving as a missionary and encourages young missionaries to commit to the journey, not the destination.
RESOURCES FROM OTHER ORGANIZATIONS
What I Wish I’d Known About Missionary Burnout
The Science Behind Increasing Mental Toughness & Reducing Stress
The Secrets of Resilience
Renewal as a Way of Life
Missionaries are supposed to suffer...So am I allowed to buy an air conditioner?
Managing Stress Overseas
7 Ways Missionaries Can Aim for Longevity Overseas
Raising Resilient Missionary Kids
Fundamentals for Fruitful Longevity in Missions
7 Ways to Support Missionaries
Going the Distance: Missionary Retention
How to Send Better Care Packages to Missionaries
How Can We Prevent Missionary Burnout?
Guide for Local Churches on Caring for Missionaries On-the-Job
Growing in Missionary Care
Beating the Drum for Missionary Care: An Interview with Neal Pirolo
FOR MISSION LEADERS
US Report of Findings on Missionary Retention
Onboarding 101 (Training Newly Arrived Team Members)
The Sad Facts about Missionary Attrition
How Porn is Sidelining Missionaries