So Many Ways to Help…

by Jim on 16 May 2017

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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).

Road in AngolaAnd while we’re in the medical field, here are some very personal reflections on malaria, faith, science and prayer: Tachypnea, Science, Origins, Delusions… (Angola)

Also very appropriate – How to pray when life is hard (Japan).

Some things we take for granted in our culture may be a rare treasure in another – take for example this Shiny New Curriculum (Honduras).

You’ll really enjoy the pictures and specific description of what these missionaries do. How can we best help our fellow believers succeed in the Lord’s work? Our Life at a Glance: Travel to Our Village Works (Senegal).

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Managing Resources

by Jim on 2 May 2017

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Books … school … food … money. It’s easy to take things for granted when you have them. But what if you don’t? And if you do, how do you share them?

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Celebrating the Resurrection, Saving Trees, and More

20 April 2017

Recently Christians around the world had an extra-special celebration of Jesus’ resurrection (though, of course, we celebrate it all the time!). Let’s start in Niger – lots happening for these missionaries! Our Easter Celebration And now, on to Tanzania – Easter Celebrations in Kayenze. And now let’s just do some travelling to visit missionaries, with […]

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Six Very Random Posts from Four Countries

5 April 2017

I know, these collections of posts just get more and more unrelated. I’ll try to do a theme sometime soon. But for now, here are a bunch of totally unrelated posts, because I know there’s someone out there who will appreciate each one! There are a lot of small frustrations when you’re living in another […]

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Family, Ministry, and Blue Grass

22 March 2017

We have blog posts from all over the place today, and on very different topics, so I won’t even try to tie them together! First, let’s take a trip to a volcano in Guatemala – Visiting Volcan Ipala – looks like a fun place! Adventures in language and culture – so, just what colour is […]

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Drought

9 March 2017

Drought is something that has been with us a long time, coming and going over the centuries. We stand with believers though the years looking to God to bring relief, and looking to ourselves and our neighbours to wipe out injustice which may directly or indirectly bring hunger to our communities. Check out these two […]

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Serving with what little you have . . .

22 February 2017

Is there some small thing we can do, one small step we can take? That has been on my mind as I read these recent missionary posts. Especially this post from Senegal, Two Coins. Speaking of missions and missionaries, A question of identity comes up in this post from Japan. A very short but challenging […]

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Honesty, Challenges, and Coffee

13 February 2017

Let’s start off today’s look at missionary blogs with a question for many missionaries – What went wrong? (Russia) – is this why you haven’t posted lately? Getting stuck in the mud and being two hours late for the service – and it’s worth it – Hope Baptist Church, Milepa (Malawi). The challenge of the […]

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New Year Reflections from Cameroon and Tanzania

9 January 2017

We’re going to start off 2017 with some new year’s reflections from Tanzania and Cameroon. First, two from the same blog in Cameroon. To read the post, just click the link. Have a Sober New Year: 2017 is off to an extremely sober start here in Cameroon. Our friend and brother in Christ, Nestor, the […]

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Posts to Comment On…

28 December 2016

As many of us “finish the year”, what better time to drop a line to a missionary, to give some encouragement? Or maybe just leave a comment on their blog? Let’s start in Honduras, with a few updates about a future missions trip, a strange hot pepper story, and more – Highlights. I don’t usually […]

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