Dan Stringer

navigating the convergence of faith, culture and the common good

Category: Third Culture Kid

August 20, 2014

California, here we come!

I moved 10 times growing up. As a TCK, these included moves to new neighborhoods, states, countries and continents. Shortly after college, I got married, returned “home” to Hawaii and stayed put for 10 years straight, an eternity by TCK standards. Honolulu is where I got my first real job, lost a parent, preached my first...

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April 30, 2014

The TCK issue that won’t go away

Being a Third Culture Kid has its pros and cons. Pros: global travel, cross-cultural exposure, international awareness, and geographic adaptability. Cons: answering questions about where you’re from and determining where on the planet you belong. Indeed, TCK life is a mixed bag full of goodies. I remember first hearing “Third Culture Kid” terminology when I...

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