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For the Joy: 21 Australian Missionary Mother Stories on Cross-Cultural Parenting and Life

Paperback|Aug 2018
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2019 Shortlisted Australian Christian Book of the Year. This engaging book offers twenty-one unique perspectives on what it's really like being a mother on the mission field. Honestly written, raw in emotion, sad and joyful in equal measure,...


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2019 Shortlisted Australian Christian Book of the Year.

This engaging book offers twenty-one unique perspectives on what it's really like being a mother on the mission field. Honestly written, raw in emotion, sad and joyful in equal measure, readers will understand the complexities of parenting children while serving God far from home.

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From the desert to the mountains, from remote far-flung places to some of the most populated cities in the world, For the Joy brings together 21 unique perspectives on what it's really like being a mother on the mission field.

Stories include:

home-schooling while living in a bus.

giving birth in a foreign hospital.

navigating the toddler years as a 'third culture mum.

raising a child with special needs recovering from anxiety on the field.

the grief of losing your family to persecution.

... and more.

Honestly written, raw in emotion, sad and joyful in equal measure, this collection of stories offers insight into the complexities of parenting children while serving God far from home.

-Publisher.

PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 523665
  • Product Code 9780648163718
  • ISBN 0648163717
  • EAN 9780648163718
  • Pages 190
  • Department General Books
  • Category Biography
  • Sub-Category Missions
  • Publisher Anglican Aid
  • Publication Date Aug 2018
  • Sales Rank 4818
  • Dimensions 230 x 150 x 18mm
  • Weight 0.368kg

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