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AuthorBreanne Eckman

Breanne Eckman is a 17 year old writer, artist, sister, Third Culture Kid and Jesus-follower. She writes to encourage her fellow Third Culture Kids with biblical truth, and is the founder of the Truth4TCKs Conference. You can find her writing at her blog or on Instagram.

5 Areas Where the Gospel Sets Third Culture Kids Free

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The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound. (Isaiah 61:1) At the beginning of Luke’s Gospel, Jesus read this passage in a synagogue when he started his ministry. It’s a striking summary of...

9 Ways To Be A Friend To A Third Culture Kid

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In my previous article, I talked about Third Culture Kids (TCKs) and their crazy, cross-cultural, and highly mobile lives. I also wrote about why understanding TCKs and being a friend to them is significant. But how can one be a good friend to a TCK… someone who struggles with maintaining deep friendships? How can one be a friend to someone so different? Here are nine ways to be a friend to a TCK...

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Where Are We From, Anyway? The Common Struggle of Third Culture Kids

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“Hi, nice to meet you!” “Pleased to meet you too.” “Where are you from?” That question is easy to answer for most people. However, it isn’t for me because I’m a Third Culture Kid (TCK). What is a Third Culture Kid? Here’s the definition according to Van Reken and Pollock, two leaders in the field of studying children in cross-cultural...

The Power of Seeing and Believing

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I ran up the path as fast as I could, struggling, out of breath, yet ecstatic. Mary Magdalene caught up to me, as she had stayed at the tomb longer. We rushed up to the door of the room where the disciples were and knocked on the door. It didn’t open. “James! He’s alive!” I yelled through the wood. I heard footsteps. As the door opened, the beautiful Sunday morning light...

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rebelling against low expectations

The Rebelution is a teenage rebellion against low expectations—a worldwide campaign to reject apathy, embrace responsibility, and do hard things. Learn More →