In Psychology of Missionary Adjustment you will discover what it takes to be an effective missionary. This study will open your eyes to, and more importantly prepare you for, the mental challenges of the mission field, from beginning to end, including:
learning and language
facing unfulfilled expectations
living in a gold fish bowl
dealing with civil authorities
Reentering American Culture
Adjusting to retirement and/or termination
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 176 Vendor: Gospel Publishing House Dimensions: 8.25 X 5 .75 (inches)
ISBN: 0882438158 ISBN-13: 9780882438153 Availability: In Stock
From responding to God's call to dealing with retirement, veteran and future missionaries will benefit from this helpful text. Pastors, counselors, and those who support missionaries will also gain a new level of understanding of the rigors of missionary life.
Marge Jones has been a missionary for nearly four decades, currently serving as a Bible instructor at the Senegal Bible Institute in Dakar, Senegal, West Africa. She earned her B.S. from Southwest Missouri State University and her M.Ed. in Guidance and Counseling from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She is the mother of three children, and she resides in Dakar with her husband Ernest.