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Cross-cultural worker PTSD

Cross-cultural worker PTSD

Why talk about missionary stress? (Especially when others are talking about it)   Good question. While stress is a factor in missionary longevity and resilience, I often wonder if we haven’t over emphasized an inevitable fact of life? Granted, on a common scale used for measuring stress “… cross-cultural workers experience about 600 points of […]

Reverse Culture Shock

Reverse Culture Shock

The following article came across my desk sometime while I was away.  So many times upon our return to the US I found myself ‘frozen’ in a decision-simple decisions like, what size diaper to purchase for Jille or even a flavor of gum.  On one such occasion I began to cry as I could not […]