Missionaries Ought to Know" Brochures
Brochures in this series contain general information about various
topics related to mental health and missionary care. These brochures
are all titled, "What Missionaries Ought to Know about
______," and each one contains information on topics ranging from
adolescence to guilt to trauma.
Individual brochures from this series can be read below, or download the entire series (as well as the stewardship
of self series) as an e-book. The e-book is free and may be
distributed to others as well.
brochures are also available in Korean here.
brochures are also available in Chinese here.
of Self" Brochures
Brochures in this series contain self-help information for missionaries.
Ideally one ought to consult a medical professional before making any
lifestyle change to ensure that the change will not be detrimental to
existing conditions or treatments. However, some Christian workers have
limited access to mental health professionals. These brochures are all
titled "Stewardship of Self for Christian Workers
___________," and each one emphasizes practical things
missionaries may do for specific problems in the absence of
Missionaries Ought to Know About ...
of Self for Christian Workers:
Missionary Marriage Issues
Cross cultural living has many challenges. If you add to that
mix marriage, it can get really complicated and interesting. Here
are several brochures that address this issue:
Missionary Singles Issues
The proportion of people living as singles is increasing in Western
cultures. In fact, there are more unmarried adults than married ones in
some Western countries already, and the trend is toward that in other
countries as well. Ron has written a series of brochures,
“Cross-Cultural Singles Issues,” to help individuals deal with some of
the situations that arise when singles serve in other cultures.