Member Care

Strengths: Part One – The Big Picture

Have you ever been amazed at watching someone perform a task, or manifest a way of thinking, or interact in their relationships, that demonstrated incredible talent, and yet they made it look so easy? Have… Read More

Renewing Our Mind 4: Our Reactance Biases

  Reactance Bias rēˈaktəns/ bahy-uh s noun: the urge to resist or do the opposite of what someone tells you to do. For the past several weeks, we’ve been considering Renewal of Our Mind and specifically,… Read More

Saipan Hosts Retreat For Women

The Taflingers ministering in Saipan This June, the island of Saipan in Micronesia hosted a women’s retreat. Led by Laura Smith, the event was attended by 11 women. Using the theme… Read More

Taking Time to Reflect

  Member Care is one of the Regional Priorities for the Asia Pacific Region. Here is the list of Member Care articles that have been featured over the last couple years for your review –… Read More

Renewing Our Mind Part Three: Our Confirmation Bias

Confirmation Bias [kon-fer-mey-shuh n bahy-uh s] noun: the tendency to interpret new evidence as confirmation of one's existing beliefs or theories.  In our exploration of how to Renew Our Mind, we are looking at Cognitive Biases -… Read More

Renewing Our Mind Part Two: Our Negativity Bias

Transformation! I could use some of that! Romans 12:2 says transformation comes by the renewal of my mind; What does that even mean? As we explore this we’re looking at “Cognitive Biases”: Big words that… Read More

Former missionary to Solomon Islands passes away

Oklahoma City: Former missionary to the Solomon Islands, Nancy Jane Miller went home to be with her Creator on Friday, March 30, 2018.  She was 66. Nancy Jane Sides Miller was born on November 15,… Read More

Renewing Our Mind: Part One

renew [ri-noo, -nyoo] verb to begin again to make effective for an additional period to restore or replenish to revive; reestablish to recover to restore to a former state; make new or as if new again (Oh, I love this definition!)   What Is it? In Romans 12:2, Paul says we are transformed by the renewal of our mind. What does… Read More

Awareness-of-Others: Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Part 4

Awareness: /əˈwer.nəs/ noun:  the knowledge that something exists, or understanding of a situation or subject at the present time based on information or experience. Others: [uhth -erz] plural noun: that which is distinct from or different… Read More

Asia-Pacific Region welcomes new Regional Communications Coordinator

The Asia-Pacific team is very excited to be welcoming a new family to the Region! This upcoming March 2018, Rev. Nate and Hope Owens, along with their two sons, Forest and Peter, will be leaving… Read More