Allaying Concerns of Extended Family

At a recent Parent Day for the Iraqw Team, counselor Joe Brumfield helped prepare the parents for the team's work in Tanzania.

I recently made a statement on a Facebook group for parents of missionaries that said, "We've been home a couple of weeks but spent Christmas with our kids in Angola. It was great to see them, walk in their shoes, experience the difficulties they face, and be part of their lives for a few weeks. We went worried about them (lack of first hand knowledge) and came home encouraged (we KNEW what was going on). An early trip to visit your kids is always time well spent." A number of mothers agreed.  I know it certainly helped my own parents when my family lived near Johannesburg.  There were always riots in Soweto that made the US news.  My mother never had to worry because she had been there and knew that those riots were almost two hours across town from us.

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News and upcoming events

RE-ENTRY INTERMISSION

 

The last Re-Entry was held in Edmond , OK on Friday and Saturday, September 11-12, 2020.  It was an intensive two days filled with discussion on subjects such as fitting into the American church and adjusting to American culture. There will be separate classes for children. 

Local Christians provided food and housing making the event free to participants.

 

 

Our team is eager to spend two days  hearing your stories and sharing ours, and providing you with a refreshing time of learning and fellowship. We look forward to planning our next 2-day Re-entry weekend soon.

 

 

GLOBAL REUNION

 

Please join us as we once again have. Global Reunion. We be coming together in Edmond, OK, from July 19-23, 2021. Registration is happening now. 

 

 

 

InterNational InterMission

 

The last InterMission was held during Easter weekend, April 18-22, 2019, at Brackenhurst Conference and Training Centre, Nairobi, Kenya.

 

We have been dialoging with people in Equador working to arrange the next InterNational InterMission. Since 2020 has met with worldwide difficulites, we are aiming for 2022, late winter or early spring.