A Tour Through the Americas

by Jim on 1 December 2016

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Here are some recent posts from North, Central, and South America for you to enjoy…

First, some reflections on building a team in MexicoBuilding a Team to Realize the Vision

A great reminder to pray from Ecuador – for this blogger, and other missionaries too. Check out (More than a) TIST (Things I saw today)

Honduras Street

A street in Honduras

Ok – wow! Let’s get artsy in Honduras! A transformation: From Classroom to Castle for THE CHILDREN OF THE KING

I guess we’re going to Honduras once again! This time, hearing about a missionary who feels a growing confidence on her two year “missionary anniversary”.

Let’s go over to Peru, and watch a video that explains the vision of one missionary family: Video: What we do in Peru in 3min

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Let’s Take A Walk…

by Jim on 15 November 2016

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So let’s take a walk … in Ecuador, Haiti and Japan.

HikingFirst, a stroll through hurricane-hit Haiti. Looks like it will be easier to walk here than to drive – too easy to get stuck in the mud! Check out – Cory’s Agricultural hurricane observations and pictures

It’s a beautiful day in Ecuador! But you might want to bring along an umbrella, just in case. Just a click away – TIST (Things I saw today)

Finally, let’s talk a walk in Japan. And since you’re hungry after all this walking, we’ll make sure to stop for some steamed buns with sweet bean paste and – what in the world are they doing with those eggs?! Let’s go – Leaning into joy

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Frustrations and Miracles, Large and Small

1 November 2016

Here’s a recent round-up of posts from missionaries around the world. Thanks for visiting! Insects, Summer, Surgeries, Sprinting… – medical adventures as summer come to Angola. When Words Become Walls – staying with the medical theme, frustrations and the need for grace in Kenya. I Don’t Just Believe in Miracles-I Have Seen Them – God […]

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Changing Our Vision

18 October 2016

Each one of these posts may challenge you to change your vision about what a missionary is, how he or she does what they do, and what they actually do. First, a couple of posts from Honduras – The Benefits of Indigenous Pastors – part one and The Benefits of Indigenous Pastors – part two […]

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Haiti: The Calm Before the Storm

4 October 2016

Missionaries face a lot of frustrations and conflicting feelings. That’s why I appreciated this particular post from Haiti, written in the shadow of Hurricane Matthew. Check out this post, and take the time to pray for Haiti – its people, including the people of God who are there. The night remained quiet, too quiet. Doesn’t […]

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Houses, Hands, and Hope

20 September 2016

Some more interesting posts for you, from around the world! First, check this one out from Tanzania – Seasons. Preparing and Growing. Of course, as the author notes and shows by example, “You can’t actually prepare for everything.” Nope, that’s for sure! Not only can you not prepare for everything, “nothing is ever simple” – […]

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Encouraging Posts from Africa, Europe, and South America

13 September 2016

One little brick building. Could it have a hand in reaching 10,000 people with the gospel? Or more? Work on Bible School continues… (Malawi). It’s always nice to get a bit of encouraging feedback, isn’t it? Here’s a little bit of confirmation – Connect 2016!! (Belgium). This is just a really neat post from Chile, […]

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School!

6 September 2016

For a lot of people, it’s that time of year again. New teachers, new books, new frustrations, more structure, or maybe less . . . I imagine quite a few missionaries are in situations like these ones – missionaries in Kenya, but the family isn’t all together… Paradox Staying in Kenya, it’s time for new […]

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Raising Funds with Coffee Beans

29 August 2016

There are a lot of ways to raise funds for missions. Check out what Russell has been doing lately: The coffee farm goal – to create a sustainability aspect for funding the ministry – is becoming a reality, and this is happening because of Russell’s vision and his planning, his studying and a lot of […]

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Summer Fruit: A Reflection from Mexico

16 August 2016

For this missionary, the summer was a very busy time! But “busy” doesn’t mean “worthwhile”. So – was it? Read some reflections from a missionary in Mexico: This summer has been busy for us. I actually hate using the word “busy” because so often it can be confused with “productive” or even “spiritual.” But activity […]

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