Missionary Kids


BOOKS


HIDDEN IMMIGRANTS: LEGACIES OF GROWING UP ABROAD
by Linda Bell

THIRD CULTURE KIDS
by David C. Pollock, Ruth E. Van Reken


ARTICLES


CARING FOR MISSIONARY CHILDREN
Includes: 1) College Care in a Can encourages missionary children and caring church members from Foothills Bible Church in Littleton, CO, 2) TOOL PACKAGE: Three tools to facilitate implementation of College Care in a Can, and 3) GREAT IDEAS: 27 ways to make missionary children feel loved.

ARTICLES & INFORMATION FROM FAMILIES IN GLOBAL TRANSITION


MINISTRIES


MK CONNECTION
A central place for finding things of interest to MKs and TCKs

MUKAPPA
No matter what part of the world they’ve come from, most MKs feel and recognize a special fraternal bond with other MKs. The Mu Kappa concept capitalizes on that built-in belongingness and has organized in a formal way what MKs have always felt.

FAMILIES IN GLOBAL TRANSITION

MK STAY
A Christian home for young adult MKs, 16-23 years old, whose parents are missionaries overseas in an evangelical mission. Has access to Christian counselors and helps with education and career options, financial planning and helping MK’s adjust to the U.S. Only $9/day.

 


CONFERENCES & EVENTS


MUKAPPA MK EVENTS(Note: MUKAPPA’s calendar includes other MK events!)

MK CAREGIVER TRAINING SEMINAR: 2 Levels of Training
Who Should Attend these Seminars?
• Personnel working in MK care from sending agencies
• Missions pastors or members of church boards
• Anyone who works in MK care
Seminar 1: Foundations – This three-day interactive seminar is for those just stepping into new responsibilities as an MK caregiver or for those who have been working in this area, but want to reevaluate their program and develop new tools.
Seminar 2: Issues – This three-day interactive seminar is for those who want to take an in-depth look at issues which are of crucial importance to MK caregivers and in providing an effective program of MK care.

REENTRY SEMINARS

Seminars for Post-High School MK’s returning to the U.S. or Canada

REENTY RETREAT
Designed for MKs or TCKs who are seniors in high school or college age … to provide helpful tools which prepare for transition into American life and college.

TRANSITION SEMINAR
High school and college students can get a running start on transitioning to North America and to life beyond at the Transition Seminar!

 


PERIODICALS


INTERACT
Interact is an outstanding magazine that discusses important issues in MK/TCK education and care. It includes well-written, insightful, challenging articles from a Christian perspective as well as provides practical help and highlights excellent resources.


ADDITIONAL SITES WITH LINKS


BRIGADA LIST FOR MK’S AND TCK’S

MISLINKS

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