Archive Category: Third Culture Kids

5 Steps for Parents to Help TCKs Thrive During Their College Transition

TCKs often have additional challenges in their college transition, including reverse culture shock and significant distance separation from close family and friends, among others. As we consider the role of parents during a TCKs college transition, we can learn by reflecting on the process of transplanting a young tree.

5 Ways to Show Love to A Missionary Kid

Are you an aunt, uncle, grandma, grandpa, or parent of a missionary kid? This Valentine’s Day show your missionary kids some love in their love language.

All the Single Ladies | Empowering a Younger Generation

When I was a missionary kid in Thailand, there were not many single missionaries serving there. These single missionaries, however, had a significant impact on my life. I felt this impact not only in the personal care they offered me in the moment, but also in their equipping me to face a culture that seems to put more expectation and value on marriage than singleness.

2020 June Prayer Powerlines

“Through the praise of children and infants you have established a stronghold against your enemies…” (Ps. 8:12).

If You’re a TCK, Home Is Where the Heart Is

I awoke in the night, and cried myself back to sleep. I was six years old and living in the River House dorm in Chiang Mai, Thailand. It was my first year at boarding school, and I had just had a vivid dream.

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