Member Care

BRAVING Trust… B is for Boundaries

Sociologist and thought leader, Dr. Brene Brown has developed a helpful acronym in her teaching on the Anatomy of Trust: B-R-A-V-I-N-G. I invite you to join me for the next few months as we unpack… Read More

Breathing Deep…..Member Care

Member Care ˈmembər/ noun: 
a person … belonging to a particular group. ker/ verb: feel concern or interest; attach importance to something. What is it? We are members… of the Asia Pacific Church of the… Read More

Breathing Deep… Trust

trust \ˈtrəst\ noun: firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something. verb: believe in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something. What is it? Well, for starters,… Read More

Online Addiction – Digital Cocaine – It’s No Game!

Regional Announcement:  Across the globe, psychologists are recognizing a trend... screen addiction!  With the wave of technology sweeping the world, many have been unprepared for the hidden consequences of exposure to so much technology -… Read More

Breathing Deep… Burnout

Burn-out \ˈbərn-ˌau̇t\ noun the condition of someone who has become very physically and emotionally tired after doing a difficult job for a long time the time when a jet or rocket engine stops working because there… Read More

How Stress Can Lower Your Cultural Intelligence

Feature: Below is a great read for our mission team members from Asia-Pacific and all over the world! In this article from Cultural Intelligence Center, David Livermore, PhD, discusses how working with people from differing backgrounds… Read More

Breathing Deep… Listen

lis·tenˈlis(ə)n/ verb give one's attention to a sound. make an effort to hear something; be alert and ready to hear something. What is it? I’ve heard that in Chinese, “to listen” is expressed using the characters… Read More

Breathing Deep- Stress 102 (Part 2)

Stress 102 (part 2) stres/noun: the physiological response to a perceived threat or demand. Last time, Stress 101, we explored Stress: What is it? and Why Does It Matter? Read: Breathing Deep- Stress 101 (Part 1) Now,… Read More

Breathing Deep – Stress 101 (Part 1)

Stress 101 (part 1) stres/noun: the physiological response to a perceived threat or demand. What is it? Clenched teeth… sleepless nights… tight muscles… headaches… conflict… worry…. All of these are ways that Stress makes its appearance in… Read More

Breathing Deep – Sleep – Why You Need It… 7 Ways to Get It!

Sleep: slēp/ : a condition of body and mind which typically recurs for several hours every night, in which the nervous system is inactive, the eyes closed, the postural muscles relaxed, and consciousness practically suspended”.… Read More