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5 Myths of a Missionary Marriage

Survival skills for couples on the field by Nancy Baggé with Tumaini Counselling Center staff Brian and Carol sat in silence, too exhausted to talk. Brian escaped to the computer, hoping for diversion from another bad day. For a while he forgot the sharp words he’d...

Grief – Links to other resources

When Someone You Love Dies and You are Far, Far Away – a very helpful blog post by Rachel Pieh Jones, an expat who writes beautifully about facing that kind of grief and how we make the decision whether to travel or...

Maintaining a Healthy Marriage in Ministry

A new set of spark plugs? Imagine that you receive an incredible gift of your dream car – a Corvette, Mustang, Mercedes, Range Rover, Lamborghini. What are you going to do to keep it running smoothly? Regular oil changes and service, good spark plugs, rotate the...
What is it like to be depressed?

What is it like to be depressed?

Clinical depression is a difficult disorder for many individuals to understand.  The following links are provided to helps individuals with depression or those who care for them to begin getting a grasp on understanding it: What is depression?  (a link to a short...

Trauma Part 3… How to Help

How to Help after a Trauma By Dr. Gisela Roth In our last editions we looked at the effects of single event trauma, chronic trauma and developmental trauma. Today we will look at helpful interventions after a trauma. We can distinguish 4 stages of post trauma...

Trauma Part 2… Chronic and Developmental Trauma

Chronic and Developmental Trauma By Dr. Gisela Roth  In our last edition we looked at the effects of single event trauma. What happens when trauma is ongoing, such as in extended war situation, ongoing exposure to civil strife, persecution for being a Christian,...

Trauma Part 1

Trauma Trauma is all around us here in East Africa. We may suffer one ourselves or be called upon to assist others caught up in one. So it pays to be prepared. Traumata are events that overwhelm a person’s ability to cope. Traumatic events can be sudden and unexpected...

Working With Children After Traumatic Events

Working With Children After Traumatic Events Article by Dr Richard W. Baggé I. General Principles A. Children and adolescents (and adults) need to be understood in relationship to the stage of their development. B. The younger the child, the more dependent their...
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