Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Ruth Van Reken grew up as a missionary kid (MK) in Nigeria. She speaks nationally and internationally on matters related to growing up cross-cuturally. Ruth is co-author of Third Culture Kids: Growing Up Among World, 3rd edition, author of Letters Never Sent, and five Bible studies, including Life in Motion. a look at transitions in the Bible. She is co-founder of Families in Global Transition conference and now lives with her husband, David, in Indianapolis.
Where might you see ways your gifts and background are all part of God’s workmanship preparing you to fulfill the specific roles and tasks he has planned for you to be and do?
What do you think of the concept of “likeness” being the starting point for building strong cross-cultural communities? Do you believe it can work?
Do you agree that “uniqueness” is also important for building cross-cultural communities?