"Come away by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest."
(Jesus to his disciples in Mark 6:31)
Caring for those who care for others
Helping Christian cross-cultural workers (missionaries) and national Christian leaders (evangelists, church planters, pastors) maintain and renew their health and their passion for ministry.
Christian leaders serving in French-speaking Europe and elsewhere within the French-speaking world.
A medieval hamlet purchased in ruins in 1968, renovated into an oasis of rest and care, and now owned by a non-profit organization called Pierres Vivantes ("Living Stones").
A quiet secluded place in the mountainous countryside of Upper Provence in south-eastern France. The nearest town is Sisteron.
- Chiropractic care
- Spiritual direction
- Vocational discernment
- Brief short-term counselling for ministry-related issues
How Christians can help
It is thanks to the help and support of Christian friends that this ministry can serve national leaders and cross-cultural workers in this way.
As a non-profit association, the ministry is entirely dependent upon the generosity of the Lord's people. Tax-deductible gifts can be made payable to the following agencies, with a note indicating 'For Association Pierres Vivantes in France':