Week 3 - Processing Your Experience
The following articles will help you reflect on the experiences you had and process your thoughts and feelings. The articles will provide tools to help you settle back into your home life and normal routine without forgetting the incredible life changing events that may have taken place on your trip.
Helping Spouses and Children in Re-Entry
How does a returnee share their experience with their spouse? How can they make their spouse feel more a part of the mission? Sometimes only the husband or the wife may be able to go...
Next Steps Diagnostic Tool
This tool is designed to help you think about how you can be actively involved in serving now that you have returned from your short-term mission (STM). It requires no commitment; it is simply a tool to help you assess where your thinking is related to missions...
Re-Entry and Reverse Cultural Stress
Though someone most likely prepared you before you left for the short-term mission, it is likely that you had minimal, if any, preparation for your return. The best way to prepare for re-entry is to do so before you leave the field...
There will be many demands upon your time as soon as you return from your short-term mission, but reflection is important for long-term impact. So often we bounce from one event in our lives to another without taking time to process...
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