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  • I'm not sure, but I think this may be the spot to post this information. It certainly has to do with doing missions with a disability! My mission agency has just put up a webpage with a 22-minute video of God's story in my life. It is at https://us.worldteam.org/stories/video-details/bad-legs

    My personal goals for it are: 1) As a missionary story it will hopefully encourage others to join the ranks;  2) As a story of God's creating wholeness out of brokenness, my hope is that it can be used to point people to Christ.

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  • We are running an introduction to mental wellbeing for cross cultural workers on 28th February at All Nations College.  A great opportunity to learn from health professionals with experience of member care and life overseas

    https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mental-wellbeing-an-introduction-for...

    Mental Wellbeing: An Introduction for Cross-Cultural Workers
    Good mental health is vital to living well and thriving on the field at home or abroad. This very practical day is designed to equip participants wit…
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