Gary Green’s new book “Now What? Spiritual Discernment for Cultural Encounters,” fills an important gap (how to do effective debriefing after STM trips so that they “take” better”). If you’re headed somewhere short-term, this is the book to read once you get back! You can order via Amazon at
The book uses a mixture of reflection questions and Ignatian principles to help those who have had a cultural experience reflect on the past, internalize the effect and address the future.