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MK PRINTABLE PROFILE SHEETS

We are excited to present our MK profile sheets. This tool gives you hands on information regarding their nation, how to pray specifically for each MK, their picture and even a great activity corner for children.  Thank you for praying for our Mks and learning more about their nations. If you would like to become a prayer pal with our MKs please contact Cylinda Nickel at cylindanickel@gmail.com

BLOGS

Visit our new blog site at http://upwithmks.blogspot.com/

cylindassundries.blogspot.com MK Office Manager
momentswithmelinda.blogspot.com Melinda Poitras- MK To Ghana
nathansincrediblyfantasticblog.blogspot.com Nathan Guinn- MK To Mexico
vickisimoneaux.blogspot.com Vickie Simoneaux is married to MK Tremayne Simoneaux and mother of three MKs! They are missionaries to Zimbabwe.
jesuismdr.blogspot.com/ Christopher Brainos - MK to France
mizvonnie.blogspot.com Chvana Robertson - MK
dananbenson.blogspot.com Michael and Danan Benson - Central African Republic
timosmklife.blogspot.com Timothy Simoneaux - Malawi
amandaguidrymktospain.blogspot.com Amanda Guidry - Spain

paulamad.blogspot.com

Paula Richardson - Madagascar

blue-greeneyedlexilulusblog.blogspot.com

Alexia Smith
javawithjere.blogspot.com Jere Richardson Riddick
vondeleigh.wordpress.com Von de Leigh Robinson
Defining our Reflection: Modesty
kristahatcher.wordpress.com Krista Hatcher
kwistenbep.blogspot.com Kristen Shirley
kandraschatterings.blogspot.com Kandra Robertson
amberkleiman.wordpress.com Amber Kleiman

blog.allinhimministries.org/

Rachel Pounders - Japan
LINKS

www.upci.org - United Pentecostal Church International
www.globalmissions.com - Global Missions Division UPCI
www.wnop.com - World Network of Prayer
www.kidsprayer.com - World Network of Prayer, Kids Prayer
www.puppetown.org - Rev. Dale Harrah - Puppetown
www.goobersplace.org - Rev Denny Ploch - Goobers Place
www.foundingfaith.org/booksbykoreyjones - Books by Kerry Jones

GREAT READS FOR MKs

Title:

Dollars & Sense for College Students

Author:

Ellen Braitman

Publisher:

Random House, Inc

ISBN:

0-375-75206-4

Summary:  

Going away to school, everyone gets the same lecture: Only use your credit card in an emergency. Well, a 1:00am pizza is an emergency right? And a new snowboard? After a semester or two of "emergencies", not to mention the phone bill, the meal plan, textbooks, car repairs, rent, and spring-break airline tickets, you may find yourself in a serious mess. So whether you're just heading off to school, or counting down the days to graduation, "Dolllars and Sense" will help you develop the smart habits and make the savvy decisions that will keep you out of financial trouble.


Title:

Don't Pig Out on Junk Food

Author:

Alma Daugherty Gordon

Publisher:

Evangelical Missions Information Service

ISBN:

0-9617751-1-4

Summary:  

This book is the MK's guide to survival in the United States. It offers valuable insights from experienced MKs that will equip other MKs, as well as the children of business, professional, military, and diplomatic personnel to make their cross-cultural entry to the U.S. successful. The unique family resource begins with family preparation before departure and includes practical advice about: Education, Money, Work, Social Adjustments, Personal Issues.


Title:

Familis on the Move (Growing Up Overseas & Loving

Author:

Marion Knell

Publisher:

Monarch Books

ISBN:

0-8254-6018-2

Summary:  

More and more families raise their children abroad. Business people, military personnel, diplomats, missionaries: we live in a highly mobile world. Such children grow up with divided loyalties: an allegiance to their parent's culture, but with friends and outlook far closer to the host culture. They are TCKs - Third Culture Kids. The author's sane, practical approach will prove invaluable for: Preparing yourself and your children, Building bridges with "home", Living in non-Western cultures, Making the right educational choices.


Title:

How to Stay Christian in College

Author:

J. Budziszewski

Publisher:

Navpress

ISBN:

1-57683-061-6

Summary:  

How to Stay Christian in College is an interactive guide through the maze of college realities. J. Budziszewski discusses the foundations of the Christian faith, and directly addresses different world views and myths that students encounter at college. Filled with quotes, statistics, resources, stories and encouragement, it will equip you to conquer the dangers that lie ahead.


Title:

The Global Nomad's Guide to University Transition

Author:

Tina Quick

Publisher:

Summertime Publishing

ISBN:

ISBN-10: 1904881211

Summary:  

A practical and inspiring handbook for students who must make the double transition of not only adjusting to a new life stage as an independent adult, but to a whole new culture as well, for even their home culture will be foreign to them in many respects.


Title:

The On My Way Handbook

Author:

Bobb Biehl

Publisher:

LifeJourney Books

ISBN:

1-55523-338-X

Summary:  

The On My Way Handbook is a collection of things you need to know before you leave home. It contains 100 keys to succewss that provide guidance in the areas of: Family & Marriage, Personal Growth, Social Development, Professional & Career Decisions, Finance, Physical Development, Spiritual Growth. You may want to leave home. You may feel like you're ready. You may dream of that day. But if you want your transition to be successful, you need to know the practical and simple principles presented in this book.


Title:

The Reentry Team

Author:

Neal Pirolo

Publisher:

Emmaus Road International

ISBN:

1-880185-07-5

Summary:  

This is a book that looks at the subject of caring for your returning missionaries and it deals with all kinds of transitional issues related to the reentry experience.


Title:

Third Culture Kids - The Experience of Growing Up

Author:

David C. Pollock & Ruth E. Van Reken

Publisher:

Intercultural Press

ISBN:

1-85788-295-4

Summary:  

Widely acclaimed as the first and only book to fully examine the legacy of transition and change shared by those who have grown up globally, Third Culture Kids speaks to the challenges and rewards of a multicultural childhood: the joy of discovery and heartbreaking loss, its effect on maturing and personal identity, and the difficulty in making the transition home. For parents, educators and the thousands of adult TCKs around the world, Third Culture Kids brings to life the essence of the cultural, emotional, physical and geographical experiences of the nomadic life of a TCK.


Title:

Who Moved the Cheese?

Author:

Spencer Johnson, MD

Publisher:

G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York

ISBN:

0-339-14446-3

Summary:  

An amazing way to deal with change in your work and in your life. It is a simple parable that reveals profound truths about change. It is written for all ages, the story takes less than an hour to ready, but its unique insights can last for a life time.


 

Among Worlds- $25.00 Annually- http://www.interactionintl.org/shopproductdetail.asp?prodID=62&catID=22
"Among Worlds" Magazine for Adult Third Culture Kids, and Missionary Kids
A magazine that goes directly to the heart of issues that many adult TCKs face: Relationships, Grief, Transitions, Home, Values and many more. Each edition of Among Worlds tackles a particular issue that is relevant to adult TCKs in a head-on approach that will encourage and empower you as you travel through life as an adult TCK.

   
COLLEGE INFORMATION
Colleges

Apostolic Bible Institute
Christian Life College
Indiana Bible College
Northeast Christian College

Texas Bible College
Urshan College

Grant Information

Foreign Missionary Child Grant

  • For every child of a current UPCI foreign missionary
  • $1,000.00 per year
  • For on-campus students only

Email for more information!

MK Ministries works with a non- denominational College Placement Specialist who specializes in finding the scholarships and grants for our MKs. This service is provided for you by the MK Ministries.

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