Life on the foreign field (or anywhere on planet earth, really) can be hard, exposing weaknesses, straining relationships, and degrading defenses. It’s so important, therefore, that folks serving abroad pay attention to their emotional well-being. Many do not.
“I Have to be Perfect” Blog Series
Elizabeth has written a series based on Timothy Sanford’s book “I Have to be Perfect” (and other Parsonage Heresies), which looks at the lives of missionary kids and pastors’ kids, and whose issues apply to adults in ministry as well.
Articles Jonathan has written that touch on emotional health and well-being:
The Journey to Feel Starts Small (by Elizabeth)
Recommended Books for Pursuing Emotional Health:
Healing Life’s Hurts, Ed Smith
Emotionally Healthy Spirituality, Peter Scazzero
Healing for Damaged Emotions, David Seamands
Series of Books & Blog Posts that Inspire & Encourage Elizabeth: