Jim Ritchie

Dedicated to helping medical missionaries of all nationalities thrive in the challenges of cross-cultural medicine.

In Person Virtual

The "Happy Places" - Lessons from Healthcare Mission Stations with Happy Teams

  • Breakout Session
  • Main Building ED 210/211/212
  • November 8 2024 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Team discord is one of the most potent causes of healthcare missionary discontent and early departure from the field. However, a few healthcare mission teams report a high level of concord and mutual support. We will explore common characteristics of those "Happy Places" and consider why those factors lead to a more biblical and joyous unity despite challenging circumstances.