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.
BOOKS: TOP 5
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.