Crossing Cultures

Interview with Jennifer Bishop

Christine sits down for an interview with our own team member Jennifer Bishop. Jennifer grew up in Burundi and has since lived in various parts of the world. In this interview, she shares with Christine about what it is like to be a 'third culture kid' - how it can influence your life and can […]

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Who or What is a Third Culture Kid?

Who or what is a TCK? A while ago, I met with a missionary family from a large Asian country working in the Middle East. They are a culture-blended family to begin with (both parents are from a Korean-Chinese background, and they speak both languages at home). On top of those cultures, they and their […]

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Chinese Students in the West

Over the past two decades, the number of students leaving mainland China to study abroad increased from 39,000 in 2000 to 662,100 in 2018. Chinese students form a large share of international students in many countries including the United States, Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom (East Asia Forum). Among these are nearly 370,000 Chinese […]

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Announcing New Course: Crossing Cultures 101

We have just launched our most recent course Crossing Cultures 101! It’s free to complete and consists of 3 online modules with several lessons in each, to be completed in your own time. This is the course we wish we could have done before starting our missionary journeys - and, after learning a lot of […]

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Five things I wish I had known

A while ago my husband and I were talking with a friend about the huge task that faces us in setting up an online training school. In the course of about an hour’s conversation, Eric asked a telling question. He said, “Ross, Christine – looking back over your several decades of experience in international living […]

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The Antioch Factor

5 talks of The Antioch Factor In these 5 talks Ross shares his life’s message. He shares concerning what the Bible says about cross cultural mission being the heart of God’s plan for the church, especially focusing on the book of Acts and the early church. God has used this teaching in the US, Africa, […]

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Preparing for Cross Cultural Missions

1. How is your walk with the Lord? how are you doing with the Lord? Often I think of a dear friend of mine who, many years ago, was involved with me in work into China. He was doing quite well and then he said to me one day, “I want to go home.” And […]

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Brad’s 23 keys To Being A healthy Cross Cultural Missionary

How to be a Healthy Cross Cultural Missionary? Here are some keys I've picked up over the years of being a cross cultural missionary. I have seen many folk come and go on the mission field, and so I wanted to share these keys to help you start and finish well. Disclosure: This post contains […]

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Podcast: Cross Cultural Mission Experiences That We Can Learn From Abraham

Abraham, the father of our faith and of cross cultural mission! Hi, this is Ross Paterson, I'd like to take a brief opportunity to share with you from a very important passage regarding cross cultural mission work. Many writers, many of those who share our heart for mission, turn to this passage. It's kind of […]

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Interview with Jennifer Bishop

January 6, 2021
Christine sits down for an interview with our own team member Jennifer Bishop. Jennifer grew up in Burundi and has since lived in various parts of the world. In this interview, she shares with Christine about what it is like to be a 'third culture kid' - how it can influence your life and can […]
Read More

Who or What is a Third Culture Kid?

November 18, 2020
Who or what is a TCK? A while ago, I met with a missionary family from a large Asian country working in the Middle East. They are a culture-blended family to begin with (both parents are from a Korean-Chinese background, and they speak both languages at home). On top of those cultures, they and their […]
Read More

Chinese Students in the West

August 15, 2020
Over the past two decades, the number of students leaving mainland China to study abroad increased from 39,000 in 2000 to 662,100 in 2018. Chinese students form a large share of international students in many countries including the United States, Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom (East Asia Forum). Among these are nearly 370,000 Chinese […]
Read More

Announcing New Course: Crossing Cultures 101

September 13, 2019
We have just launched our most recent course Crossing Cultures 101! It’s free to complete and consists of 3 online modules with several lessons in each, to be completed in your own time. This is the course we wish we could have done before starting our missionary journeys - and, after learning a lot of […]
Read More

Five things I wish I had known

August 22, 2019
A while ago my husband and I were talking with a friend about the huge task that faces us in setting up an online training school. In the course of about an hour’s conversation, Eric asked a telling question. He said, “Ross, Christine – looking back over your several decades of experience in international living […]
Read More

The Antioch Factor

October 24, 2018
5 talks of The Antioch Factor In these 5 talks Ross shares his life’s message. He shares concerning what the Bible says about cross cultural mission being the heart of God’s plan for the church, especially focusing on the book of Acts and the early church. God has used this teaching in the US, Africa, […]
Read More

Preparing for Cross Cultural Missions

October 24, 2018
1. How is your walk with the Lord? how are you doing with the Lord? Often I think of a dear friend of mine who, many years ago, was involved with me in work into China. He was doing quite well and then he said to me one day, “I want to go home.” And […]
Read More

Brad’s 23 keys To Being A healthy Cross Cultural Missionary

October 24, 2018
How to be a Healthy Cross Cultural Missionary? Here are some keys I've picked up over the years of being a cross cultural missionary. I have seen many folk come and go on the mission field, and so I wanted to share these keys to help you start and finish well. Disclosure: This post contains […]
Read More

Podcast: Cross Cultural Mission Experiences That We Can Learn From Abraham

November 13, 2017
Abraham, the father of our faith and of cross cultural mission! Hi, this is Ross Paterson, I'd like to take a brief opportunity to share with you from a very important passage regarding cross cultural mission work. Many writers, many of those who share our heart for mission, turn to this passage. It's kind of […]
Read More
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