Read how TCKs are a blessing in the lives they touch.
Understanding the TCK experience helps us provide essential care to missionary families.
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.
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.
In this last blog post, Harmony counters the myth that being single in missions means being alone.
Will going on a short-term mission trip magically drop a husband (or wife!) into your life? As interesting as that sounds, maybe not.
“It takes a village to raise a child”. This African proverb communicates the necessity of healthy community for children. Much to the relief (and possibly consternation!) of parents, it takes more than a mom or a dad to raise a child.
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.
“Through the praise of children and infants you have established a stronghold against your enemies…” (Ps. 8:12).
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.