Re-Entry & Refresher

This section has information on re-entry & refresher courses, advice and resources for mission workers.

New Career in UK Christian work?

If you're looking for opportunities for Christian work in the UK, some of the vacancy agencies listed on OSCAR deal with UK vacancies as well as overseas. Some of these services can also offer advice. For more information, see Vacancy Agents

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Anyone who has returned from overseas mission work or is involved with returnees knows that the transition isn't always easy. What is it about this particular process that makes it somehow more complicated or less straightforward to express than other changes we go through in life? And what can we...
They were so vulnerable and wounded, barely able to make eye contact. They'd gone overseas directly after college, bright with hope and the thrill of obedience. And here they were, three years later, looking so lost and alone, feeling all the weight of their supposed failure. When missionaries come off the...
It's all in the mind! Life begins at 65 (67, 70 or ...)! What a marvellous opportunity, and what vistas open up ahead! You have the advantage 'every which way' - you are now entering a new situation, with new opportunities - nothing is set in stone; there are the...
OSCAR's offices are based at Redcliffe College, a mission training college where I studied. So I always really enjoy seeing old friends return for visits and catching up on what they have been doing in the country they've been called to. It can be challenging too: How do we catch...
This article will discuss what can be done to facilitate re-entry at three different time-points: throughout your time overseas, around the time of leaving, and on return 'home'. Throughout your time overseas Re-entry is easier if you have plenty of contact with your home culture during your time overseas. Keeping...