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Features for February ...

Stress Management

Many mission workers live and work in potentially stressful situations, so it's important to know how you're reacting and what you can do to manage unusual stress levels. This month's guest article, the first from new organisation 'Thrive Worldwide', will help you recognise and manage your stress more
Stressed Man

Free Travel Medical Guide

Good Neighbor Insurance provide a range of guides for mission workers and we have featured some of these before. This 60 page guide on travel medicine/medical concerns, available free online, is full of real-life tips and advice to keep you from becoming ill overseas. A 'must have' in the library of any mission worker, short or long term more

Belle of the Ball

It's rare to find a novel that's written for teenagers and tackles important issues from a Christian perspective like the challenge of different faiths & cultures, forced migration, maturing and trauma. This book does it all and does it well. As one reviewer says 'I was moved to tears on several occasions. I highly recommend this book.' more

Using your mobile phone abroad

One of the first questions that any international traveller has is 'will I be able to use my phone?' Your mobile phone provider may have certain roaming agreements with some countries, but what about outside of these? Before you rack up huge phone bills or get stuck somewhere with no signal or contact, check out OSCAR's Telephone page for a run down of your options more

London based training

OSCAR is running two day courses in London at the end of this month, both at Stewardship's offices. The first is Serving as Senders on Tuesday 20th and the second is Finance for Ministry on Thursday 22nd (in partnership with Stewardship). Both of these are designed to equip those who send and those who go into mission. If you're in or near London, it would be great to see you. Further OSCAR training details at more

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