by the Rev. Steven TIghe
La Frontera Youth Ministry Education
ReachOut Summer 2012
Missionary kids have experiences and an understanding of culture that few others can match. There are studies that find that many children of pastors and missionaries are more successful than average as adults. Many of these children report wonderful warm memories of their treatment in their parents’ churches.
At the same time, there are some issues that are common to these families that can cause problems for children. How can we avoid the pitfalls that can create resentment in the children of missionaries and pastors?…