Expectations and Burnout - Women Surviving the Great Commission

Expectations and Burnout - Women Surviving the Great Commission


Missionary women have high expectations when they respond to God’s call; of themselves, their mission agencies, host cultures, churches, co-workers, and even of God. These expectations are often times impossible to fulfill and can lead to mental and physical exhaustion. Eighty percent of missionary women feel they have come close to burnout, whether they were married or single, traditional or tent making, new or experienced. In Expectations and Burnout: Women Surviving the Great Commission, Sue provides research and surveys from the field while Robynn lends her own personal experiences to demonstrate how burnout can happen and how God can bring life from ashes. Join them as they explore how to develop realistic expectations and yet maintain faith in our sovereign God who continues to accomplish the impossible.

By: Sue Eenigenburg and Robyn Bliss

This resource was published on Nov 07, 2020 and was last updated on Sep 13, 2021

AUTHOR(s): Eenigenburg, Sue

  Bliss, Robynn

PUBLISHER: William Carey Library

ISBN: 978-0-87808-523-1

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