Burn Up or Splash Down: Surviving the Culture Shock of Re-Entry

Burn Up or Splash Down: Surviving the Culture Shock of Re-Entry


Just like a space shuttle struggles and strains to re-enter the earth's atmosphere, so those returning from living overseas can find themselves confused and in a state of panic at coming home. While people anticipate that going overseas will require major changes in their lifestyles and thinking, few anticipate the difficulties they will face upon return.Intended to aid the re-entry process, this encouraging, and insightful book deals with these important subjects:adapting to the passport cultureidentifying areas of potential struggledealing with the emotional challengesfinding a new job, a new place to live, learning the social moresreturning is not coming home it is leaving homefacilitating a smooth transition for those on the receiving endExpatriates, missionaries, mission executives, mission pastors, mission communities, and supporters interested in easing the re-entry experience will benefit greatly from this book.

This resource was published on Aug 21, 2020 and was last updated on Mar 05, 2021

AUTHOR(s): Knell, Marion


ISBN: 0-8308-5617-X

SOURCE: Amazon

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