core values

PTM Conference seeks to build, equip and network member care workers in a Christ-centered community environment.

PTM Conference Values:


Pastoral Care of Cross-cultural Missionaries: By providing a primary focus on pastoral care giving.


Personal Encouragement for the Caregiver: By providing refreshment and encouragement.


Professional Development of the Caregiver: By providing instruction and resources for continued growth in attitude, knowledge, and ministry skills.


Proactive and Preventive Response to Missionaries Needs: By providing pastoral caregivers with models, tools and skills to help missionaries with their normal missionary development. In addition, we will provide training in how to respond to crisis situations.


Partnership with All Involved in Care giving: By providing a safe place for dialogue among those who give pastoral care to missionaries including field personnel managers, local sending churches, sending agencies, pastoral care providers as well as missionaries themselves.