New Wineskins Missionary Network

Missionary Care


One great way to participate in mission is to care for missionaries.  Missionary care isn't complicated, but it is a key component of keeping missionaries from burning out and returning home prematurely.  Read on to learn how you can support and love God's workers in the harvest fields.




Essential Guide to Caring for Missionaries by Jacqueline Guy
Guide for how to care for and pray for missionaries.

Back Home: Daily Reflections on Reentry for Those Who Lived and Studied Abroad by Lisa Espineli Chinn
30-day devotional guide for internationals, short- and long-term missionaries, and anyone moving back home after living away.

Mind the Gaps: Engaging the Church in Missionary Care by David J. Wilson
Addresses the well-being, growth, effectiveness, and sustainability of long-term missionaries.

Tender Care: Providing Pastoral Care for God's Global Servants by Reagon Wilson & David Kronbach
A practical, candid, biblical look at encouraging and refreshing missionaries and the privileges and pressures of serving Christ cross-culturally.

The Reentry Team: Caring for Your Returning Missionaries by Neil Pirolo
Vital for missions committees and missionaries' supporters, this is eye-opening on returning missionaries' needs and how to help.