Going home is not what I thought it would be

Going home is not what I thought it would be:  The unique challenges faced by returnees

This article was written for the Mission Round Table journal by one of our Thriving Turtles team members and is a good overview of the problems faced by Chinese returnees.  You can read and download the article here:

https://omf.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/MRT-12.2-Going-home-is-not-what-I-thought-it-would-be-Pete.pdf?x86309

The theme for this edition of the Mission Round Table journal is “Diaspora Returnees” so you can look at the whole edition here:

https://omf.org/blog/2017/09/18/mission-round-table-vol-12-no-2-may-aug-2017/

 

What does it take for Returnees to Thrive – Part 2

In part one of this series we considered the importance of discipling Chinese students as Chinese believers who are prepared to live in a Chinese context (contextualised discipleship).  In this second part we consider the need for pre-return training to prepare returnees for the issues they will face on returning home.  In the part three we will consider connecting with a Church or fellowship in China.  Experience has shown that there are four key topics that need to be addressed:

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