reasons for leaving the field

When You Want to Want to Stay Longer

by Amy Medina on March 31, 2019

When living overseas, sometimes there’s no doubt that you need to leave. A denied visa, a medical emergency, a government coup, a burn-out, an unresolvable conflict. Sometimes there’s no doubt you want to stay. You’ve adapted; you’ve found community, ministry, purpose, and most of the time, you’re loving life. But what about when you think […]

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Family Factors in Missionary Attrition

by Editor on November 25, 2018

by Andrea Sears Forging ahead with the results of our returned missionary survey… The first major section of the report has to do with factors related to family dynamics (nuclear and extended). We measured the frequency and strength of influence on the return decision for the following statements considered to be family-related factors: I was […]

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