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Articles by OTCC Staff

  • The Fire of Team Conflict November 10, 2015

    by Andrew Brown, LLP

    Antalya is a beautiful place. It can also be very hot and dry place—sometimes going months without rain. This makes the surrounding forests highly vulnerable to fire. Occasionally we’ll see an airplane or helicopter loaded with water on its way to extinguish a blaze. Fire is a pretty good analogy for conflict ...

  • Cultivating Humility November 5, 2015

    by Andrew Brown, LLP

    “Humility flourishes in a life examined.”
    What God Does:
    Humility comes from wisdom (James 3:13-18). In an age of seemingly endless knowledge, we need wisdom more than ever. Wisdom is an active (“lived-out”) understanding of God’s preeminent significance, and the deep value of every person He made and loves. James made ...

  • Partnering Together August 17, 2015

    by Linda Parker, LMFT
    As agency administrators and member care personnel, you care about God’s global workers and the national fellowships they serve. You train, mentor, encourage and coach when needed. You counsel them through the inevitable bumps in the road. But there may be times you wonder if, with so ...

  • Cross-Cultural Addict May 12, 2015

    by Tony Bordenkircher, LMFT
    We all, within each one of us, carry the capacity to be an addict. Christians, especially cross-cultural workers, are no exception. That is, the psychological, neurological, and spiritual dynamics of addiction are actively at work within every human being (Addiction & Grace; May, Gerald G.). Addiction occurs when our desires and ...

  • The Storm Before the Storm: Welcoming others to the field March 24, 2015

    by Andrew Brown, LLP
    …This recent experience of moving overseas has reminded me how significant this transition is and how important it is to recognize that. Often we tend to focus on the stress of cross-cultural adjustment that takes place after arrival. Only sometimes do we pause to recognize that many people stepping off the ...

  • Compassion Fatigue February 6, 2015

    by Wendy Bilgen, MSSA, LISW-S, LCSW
    Matthew 9:36 “When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them,because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.”
    Something happens to many of us as we are continually confronted with the reality of pain, loss and horror around us. We stop caring ...

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