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How do you recognise a TCK?

By Averil Bennett TCK is shorthand for Trans-Cultural Kid, or Third Culture Kid. The word “kid” is an amercanism, but also reminds me that TCK’s can have some goat-like characteristics, shared by [...]

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A river party for Christmas

By AnnaMarie Slessor AnnaMarie was a TCK – third culture kid – in Thailand from 1973 (when she was born in Manorom) until 1990, when she graduated from Faith Academy. Here she [...]

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皮卡丘在新加坡的日子

by Sylvia Yuan and Timothy Chen 聽到媽媽說,我可以請假跟她到新加坡好幾周,真的很興奮呢!「海外基督使 團」(OMF)這個名稱我已聽過很多次,早前陪媽媽去上候選宣教士課程時,我就已和鈴木家的三個小朋友交上了朋友,他們的爸爸是日本人、媽媽是中國人。這次因為兩家人都去新加坡參加使團的「迎新課程」,我可以和鈴木家的孩子們在那邊待上一個月!每天見面一起玩,耶! [...]

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Connections – caring for TCK’s

By Susan Murray – OMF New Zealand’s TCK Advisor Recently I had the privilege to travel to Thailand, Singapore and Cambodia with OMF, as their TCK (Third Culture Kids) advisor for New [...]

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“Cardboard Village”: A game of life in an Asian slum

By Sharon Liao The Oxford Dictionary defines a slum as a squalid and overcrowded urban street or district inhabited by very poor people. In other words, people live in a dilapidated place which [...]

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Introducing Simon and Judy Collins

We both felt God’s prompting to mission work from a young age, and were inspired and challenged by hearing of the people who had served God in this way. We met and were married while at Otago [...]