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  1. I couldn’t agree more about remembering the family. This hits overseas workers, as well. He gets busy in the ministry with its ups, downs, relationships, etc. while the spouse and family adjust not only to the new culture but to a new culture that doesn’t include dad very much.

  2. I would also add one more. Don’t forget your family. It is easier for the minister to adjust since he is being pulled into ministry and relationships. It is harder on the family, and they are often neglected by the husband/father because he has to “learn the ropes” of this new ministry “fulfill God’s calling.” Keep looking at things from the family’s perspectives.

  3. Great and timely word! Thanks for sharing this!

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