Bilimeters and Sinverguenzas

by Jim on 19 November 2014

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It’s amazing what little bits of technology can do, if you have access to them.  Take for example the famed Bilimeter (Rwanda)!

Sometimes tearing down the walls is not a good thing.  Take a look at the opposition this project has had… Save the Date! (Democratic Republic of Congo)


Oh yeah, things are different here.  Good?  Bad?  Well, different.  Cultural Norms (Uganda)

God healed me….and I didn’t even know I needed healing!  That never happens!  Or, does it? (Mexico)

So what is it like to live in Spain?  And what in the world are sinverguenzas?  Find out in 6 Year Anniversary & Expat FAQ’s

Church Multiplication – what does it look like?  (Japan)

Finally, an unexpected bonus of short term teams – Remember… (Uganda)


Go and Die.

by Jim on 11 November 2014

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I want to especially point you to a post from Cambodia today.  You’ll chuckle and shake your head.  But there’s so much in the post to think about.

The author didn’t say anything about the title, but maybe the title sums up when we must all do as believers.  We go into all the world – and die.  Die to self.  Die to expectations.  And let God work.  The post is Life in Community: How to Move to a Village and Die

Now that you’ve read that one, here are a few more…


God, when will you speak in my tongue?

5 November 2014

Children and grown-ups of other lands, With their different tongues, Know your voice. In their tongues you speak a special message to them! If you speak messages in different tongues, God, when will you speak in my tongue? Read the rest of this poem from a believer in South Sudan, as well as some thoughts […]

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Ummm… how did we get here?!

28 October 2014

I hope that there are many, many, many of you who are working with your church to send out – and BE – cross cultural missionaries!  And while you’re getting ready to go, this is a great place to check out what other missionaries are saying. And it just so happens I found some missionaries […]

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Money and Other Needs – What do they look like?

22 October 2014

We know that there are many needs around the world, many challenges and struggles, but sometimes we lack understanding about exactly what they look like.  So let’s take a look at some recent posts: James 2:18 working faith… (Honduras)  We have been having computer issues as of late.  The one I am typing on is […]

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2014 European Tour!

9 October 2014

It’s about time we took a trip around Europe!  Let’s see what God has been doing… Belgium, Our Mission Field (Belgium)  Ever been in Belgium? Even though you would not be able to locate it on the world map, you probably know it is a small land in the West… Heading off to church through […]

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Bulgaria, Ecuador, Uganda, Tanzania, and Elsewhere…

1 October 2014

Team Bulgaria’s Strategic Process (Bulgaria) New plans. Working by Accident as a Bumbling Detective Evangelist (Europe) Unexpected tea time. Kafunga I Am Not (Uganda) Unexpected phone call. Rivendell: The Last Homely House (Uganda) People-gathering. We are settled and get to see this (Ecuador) September 2014 (Ecuador) Some people we know. Compassion (com·pati) (Tanzania) Taking care […]

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Uganda, Mexico, Bolivia, Papua New Guinea, and South Sudan

24 September 2014

I really enjoyed these recent posts from around the world, and I hope you will too.  Struggles, wondering if work is continuing without you, wondering if it’s worth it … and some stories of visiting interesting places … and trying to get back home! Island Ministry (Uganda):  I had the opportunity to minister with a […]

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Books, Lights, War and Peace…

17 September 2014

A few more recent posts from Africa and Europe… Uganda countryside (Uganda) – thoughts about life after war After traveling (Russia) – so how was it travelling from the US to Russia? The Books Piled Next to My Bed (Ghana) – what are missionary families reading? Ways to be praying for Ukraine (Ukraine) – something […]

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Serving the Deaf, the Refugee, the Drunk, and Many More…

9 September 2014

A few more recent posts from around the world… Loving the Unlovely (Brazil)  “He was drunk.  Not just a little drunk.  He was so drunk that he had difficulty walking straight.  He was mostly incoherent.  And he picked our church…” Storm in Kulkpene (Ghana)  “Over the past few months, many farmers have been praying for […]

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