Sin and Resiliency in Your First Term

We’ll discuss answers from the survey we conducted, a list of practical suggestions for your first year, 3 “simple” takeaways from the survey for first term, 3 key questions to ask yourself during your first term (and download home art).

Why do we talk about this? Because Jesus LOVES you and you don’t need to go to the field unequipped!

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Sin and Resiliency in Your First Term

“Sin and Resiliency In Your First Term” came about because an organization wanted a resource to share with those who are preparing to go to the field and often think “I won’t have a problem with sin because God’s called me!” Global Trellis conducted a survey that asked four questions:

1. In what ways has being on the field had no impact on the ways you sin? (In other words, you are you wherever you are in the world?)
2. In what ways has being on the field positively impacted your sinning? (In other words, how has being on the field helped you to sin less?)
3. In what ways has being on the field negatively impacted your sinning? (In other words, how has being on the field contributed to you sinning more?)
4. With where you are now, what advice would you offer to someone going to the field?

In this workshop we cover:

—The answers to the four survey questions
—A list of practical suggestions for your first year
—3 “simple” takeaways from the survey for your first term
—3 key questions to ask yourself during your first term (and download hang them around your home)

Why do we talk about this? Because Jesus LOVES you and you don’t need to go to the field unequipped!

Amy Young bio

Amy Young wants cross-cultural workers to be the absolutely most full-of-life people on the planet, known for lament, laughter, and a job well-done. Founder of Global Trellis, co-founder of Velvet Ashes, she personally blogs at Messy Middle, and is the author of five books (Looming TransitionsLove, AmyEnjoying NewslettersGetting Started, and Becoming More Fruitful) helps you tend your soul and build your skills so you can flourish where God has called you.




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