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The family in mission : understanding and caring for those who serve / Leslie A. Andrews (ed.)

Andrews, Leslie A. (Added Author).
  • ISBN: 0942726049
  • ISBN: 9780942726046
  • Description: xviii, 390 p. ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: Palmer Lake, Colo. : Mission Training International,

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Gordon College Stack Level 1 BV 2094.6 .F36 2004 (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-384) and index.
Contents Note: Research: looking back and seeing forward / Leslie A. Andrews -- Systemic and organizational aspects of families in missions / John R. Powell -- Families and missions / Bruce Swanson -- "The call" to ministry / Leslie A. Andrews and Esther Schubert -- Assessing risk and promoting health in missionary families / Kenneth Gamble -- As the father has sent me / Stephen A. Seamands -- Educational context and development / Nancy Duvall -- History and trends in the education of missionary kids / Philip M. Renicks and David K. WIlcox -- Selection, placement, and care of personnel / Jim Smotherman and Dorcas Winfrey -- Professional development of teachers in the missionary/international Christian schools / Gregory B. Meeks -- Educational research: appraisal and response / Nich and Dora Pauls -- Structural developmental strengths of adult missionary kids / Donald M. Joy -- MKs and marriage: observations on choices they make / Elsie M. Purnell -- Always saying goodbye: separation as experienced by MKs in boarding schools / James B. Gould -- Adult MKs returning as missionaries: going home? / Ruth E. Van Reken, David L. Wickstrom, Emily J. van Dalen -- The missionary family: an introduction / Leslie A. Andrews and Glenn C. Taylor -- The family in ministry / Glenn C. Taylor -- The nurturing family / Jeannie L. Jensma -- The care of the missionary family / Esther Schubert -- The missionary family in stress and conflict / David S. Dodd -- Research on missionary kids and families: a critical review / Dale Hawley -- Qualities desired in MK boarding school personnel: a preliminary study / John R. Powell and Leslie A. Andews -- Personality characteristics of staff members at selected overseas missionary boarding schools / David L. Wickstrom and Leslie A. Andews -- The right stuff in boarding school staff / David L. Wickstrom -- Boarding school staff: how to get the best / Glenn Taylor and David Pollock -- Measurement of adult MKs' well-being / Leslie A. Andrews -- Familes in missions: a research in context / John R. Powell -- Spiritual, family, and ministry satisfaction among missionaries / Leslie A. Andrews.
Subject: Missionaries > Family relationships.
Missionaries' spouses.
Children of missionaries.
Missionaries > Psychology.
Families > Religious life.