Bev Gigney founded a children's home called Dove's Wings during her years serving in China, having had a clear call to go and work with children in that nation. Along her journey she experienced setbacks and tragedy, which sadly led to her having to leave the mission field very suddenly. An important part of her journey was her return, where she found the post-field life equally difficult, but can testify to God's faithfulness, and the way he has used her in this stage of her journey. We hope that Bev's story will inspire you, and for those who have had similar struggles, we hope it can encourage you. If you would like to discuss any of the issues covered in this interview please don't hesitate to get in touch at https://fieldpartner.org/contact
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Another moving interview outlining the difficulties and the cost of cross-cultural work. Time and time again we are challenged by what needs to be done to help missionaries returning to their home countries.
Thank you Bev for your honesty in sharing your story.