2023 Features, Part 2
Partnership with A Life Overseas
The first post in this series showcased features for different sectors - including a podcast for the missionary community. Another way we reached the missionary sector in 2023 is through our partnership with missionary collective blog A Life Overseas. We contributed one post a month, with a mix of research, encouragement, and personal contributions.
In this post we are featuring six of those articles, contributed by several members of the TCK Training team.
2023 Partnership with A Life Overseas
In this article Tanya Crossman shares data from TCK Training's research and other sources explaining the importance of the wider community supporting missionary families - and practical ways those in their lives can support missionary kids.
Elizabeth Vahey Smith gives a little background on member care in missionary organizations, and some tips for how to improve these services to ensure that missionaries receive the best possible support.
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Tanya Crossman shares some of TCK Training's research from our most recent white paper, looking at data on MKs by length of time abroad - concluding that there is no "safe" amount of time overseas, but that we should instead focus on supporting safe families.
Jessi Bullis wrote this piece on the importance of the local church in supporting missionaries, and includes many practical ideas for how to offer care and support to missionary kids - no matter who or where you are.
This post showcases Elizabeth Vahey Smith's writing at its most beautiful. It is a reflection on the pain of trauma and suffering through the lens of Good Friday.