Books

Parents of Missionaries: How to Thrive and Stay Connected When Your Children and Grandchildren Serve Cross-Culturally

By Cheryl Savageau and Diane Stortz

Parents of Missionaries combines a counselor’s professional insight and a parent’s personal journey, plus ideas and stories from dozens of missionaries and POMs—a valuable tool for missions mobilizers and educators as well as parents and families.

Parents of missionaries often feel isolated and experience unresolved grief, regardless of the positive emotions they also feel toward their children’s work. This book explains why and what to do about it.

It is possible to stay connected with your missionary and your grandchildren in meaningful ways, and to build and sustain those relationships despite the miles that separate. Not only can you survive as a POM—you can thrive.