Readjusting to their home nation after living overseas can be hard for mission partners. They’re back in a place where they look the part but no longer understand cultural norms, colloquialisms or systems. Children are expected to slot right in because they’ve entered their passport country but they may have never lived there before. There’s the emotional struggle of missing people, places and work that they know and love, combined with the pressure of a limited time period to re-boot and find a new job. How can you help?
For more on this topic, check out these blog posts: Returning from overseas mission, Coming home as an angry alien, The pain in returning home, The shame in returning home, The guilt in returning home.
Get stories from global gospel mission direct to your inbox! Each month we'll send you the latest news from our mission partners and projects across the globe as well as top tips on how you can get more involved.
Crosslinks enables Christian mission opportunities
t: +44 (0) 20 8691 6111
t: +44 (0) 28 9079 6028
© Crosslinks 2023
Registered charity no: 1164474