communication

Cross-Cultural Economics

by Editor on July 30, 2019

by Heather Pubols About a week after my husband and I moved to Kenya in 2009 I took my first real trip through the grocery store to look for items that I needed for our home. The store near where we lived had an amazing variety! You could buy everything from a loaf of bread […]

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How to Communicate so People Will Care

by Jonathan Trotter on August 6, 2015

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Newsletters. Prayer updates. Itinerations. Reports. Furloughs. Presentations. Are you stressed out yet? For most of us, living and serving abroad means communicating back to senders. A lot. But this isn’t what we went to school for, and besides that, communicating in person or in print is scary. It’s exposing. It’s like learning a new culture […]

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Words Matter

by Marilyn on August 26, 2013

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In health care we have a story we call “The 71-Million Dollar Word Story”. It involves a young man from Cuba, the absence of a skilled interpreter, and a misdiagnosis. The man was 18 years old and had just graduated from high school. He was riding around with his friend when he complained of a […]

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I read a lot of missionary blogs. When someone comments from Peru or Vietnam or Sudan, I click, and I read. Because the world fascinates me. It is a big, beautiful place, and God is doing amazing things on all corners of it. Absolutely. But, as I have read missionary blogs, and as I have watched videos […]

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