Diving into a new Season

by Jim on 19 September 2017

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The LoomLots of things are “starting up” for the fall – today we’ll check some of them out!

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More Perspectives from the Field

by Jim on 5 September 2017

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As usual, a very eclectic selection of missionary blog posts from around the world. Some interesting pictures from Siberia, an MK talks about life in Thailand (video), a secret weapon at a soup kitchen, and much more!

  • Our First Annual Singing Competition (Guatemala): One of the students at the institute took the initiative to plan a singing competition. It what such a great idea and turned out to be a lot of fun! …
  • randoms (Russia): I want to do a blog about our recent English Club camping trip, but I realized that I have these random pictures on my phone that I want to post first…
  • My Life in Thailand – A Missionary Kid’s Perspective (Thailand): During the course of our home assignment in the States, I gave the same Thailand presentation at so many churches that our oldest son Joshua (11 years old) started to raise his hand and tell everybody parts of my talk that I hadn’t gotten to yet, or volunteer other details that he thought people should know…
  • Secret Weapon (South Africa): I’m feeling quite overwhelmed at present. Since The Gathering moved into the heart of Firgrove our Soup Kitchen has been steadily growing…
  • Studying the Bible in the Darkness (Peru): In Peru, expect the unexpected. At the moment, we’re visiting lots of churches to share our about the University ministry and invite students to join…

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Celebrating, Grieving, and Moving Forward…

22 August 2017

Why are we travelling to this little village – what’s its name again? From Niger – The Most Important Visit We’ve Ever Made And in Ecuador– some statistics may be almost pointless. But maybe Some statistics define our lives. Speaking of statistics, here’s an exciting one from the villages in Cambodia: Celebrating 20 Schools! Let’s […]

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Different Kinds of Blessings on the Mission Field

8 August 2017

Cameroon: Why I’m in the Middle of the Rain Forest – Every once in a while it’s good to ask the simple questions. Papua New Guinea: Brought Back In – “church discipline”. Doesn’t sound like much of a blessing. But – maybe… Kenya: Eat this book – How God can use books in unexpected ways! […]

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Bridges

28 July 2017

Some really interesting and fascinating posts from missionaries around the world today. For example, this one from Kenya about irrigation canals. Who knew this could be such a strategic ministry? Let the Water Flow: Improved Irrigation Canals in Garissa And here are some thoughts in the never-ending debate about how to respond to other religions. […]

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The Basics, and Learning to Trust

11 July 2017

It’s the basics that are important. Sharing the gospel, baptizing, teaching people to obey Christ. So it’s good to see it happening, for example, in Australia: Dear Praying Friends… And there are many special ways to serve – for example, this is a little late, but Happy Mother’s Day! (Uganda) And while we’re in Africa, […]

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What’s New With The Veteran Bloggers?

27 June 2017

Here are a few posts from our veteran bloggers. These are bloggers who, in the case of the examples below, have been blogging for eleven years or more. Let’s start in Kenya! Where, as in all the world, Rain is pretty important. How about Japan? A reflective post about Faking it There’s quite a bit […]

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Working Together, Frustration, and Hard Days

13 June 2017

I know, I keep trying to think of a good title to pull together all of the themes, but I just really want to share the posts below, and they’re just really not related. So here’s what we’ve got today: Let’s start with the “working together” part. It’s always great to see people Equipping Harvest […]

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Missions, and the Unexpected

30 May 2017

I thought this post from Ghana was interesting, and inspiring. It’s great to see what God is doing, but it also makes you ask – what major areas of need are we overlooking in our own countries? The post is Anomaly. Let’s celebrate The Day of the Cyrillic Alphabet (Bulgaria)! Honestly, I just love Cyril […]

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So Many Ways to Help…

16 May 2017

It was an inspiration reading missionary blogs today, and seeing how God uses people to help others, and how God works in people’s lives. Think about something simple, like this woman who had a dream that God multiplied: A dream come true (Uganda). And while we’re in the medical field, here are some very personal […]

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