But Jesus…

5 November 2015

Here are a few recent posts from missionaries around the world for you to enjoy. Just some interesting reflections, and random updates. Reflecting & Remembering: One year ago, this month, we were still in the States on our home assignment praying about what God had next for our family. In November, we believed God was […]

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More “Revived” Blogs

1 October 2015

It’s time for a few more (possibly) revived missionary blogs (see the last post here for an explanation). Check them out – and comment! Do you ever take a break? Think about it – Holidays? (Macedonia) Birthdays – not the same in every culture! Happy Birthday to Me! (Asia) When we need something solid – […]

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Humbling and Challenging…

2 June 2015

Some challenging posts today from around the world, to open our eyes to what’s happening and what God is doing… Let’s start with some Ecuador ministry in pictures (and some text too)! Now on to Haiti. If you had to walk 40 minutes in the heat to just to get to water, what would you […]

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Is Justice Possible?

27 May 2015

What if you had to choose a name for a new baby girl in Mozambique? And what if there was a special cultural tradition about naming babies? What would you choose? To find out what this missionary chose, read What’s in a name? Why fly from Uganda to Nepal? I live in Guatemala, and this […]

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Mexico, Haiti, and More…

13 May 2015

Would you like to meet a few people in Spain, and hear about what God is doing? Check out it out here: The Lord giveth… And now, some thoughts from Mexico: Making the Most of Your Mission Trip – Tips for a successful cross-cultural experience There are times when you really learn to appreciate water […]

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Have You Read “Mr Offering” Lately? (and other interesting blog posts)

25 March 2015

This is part three of our focus on veteran missionary bloggers! From Bible translation to customer service to cultural and missions controversies – lots to think about today from all over the world! Some of the amazing things happening in Mexico in this update from January/February 2015 And from Indonesia, From the Logbook…Banjarmasin Patient Flight […]

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Missions: Joy and Sorrow

4 March 2015

What really caught my eye was the post You’ve been a missionary for 5 years and you’re still happy?!?!. This particular missionary tries to explain joy and trials on the mission field – not an easy task! But I was thinking about the post as I read some others. Joys, sorrows . . . there’s […]

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Weddings, Protests, Business, and Fast Relationships

11 February 2015

Some very interesting posts have popped up lately! Here are some of the latest, including some insights into weddings in Pakistan and Senegal… A View Behind the Scenes (Senegal) – in the kitchen on the roof! Pakistani Weddings: A Survival Guide (Pakistan) – hint: don’t arrive “on time”. Is business really mission? Yes! (Bolivia) – […]

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Church Planting “bottle-neck”, Wresting, and More…

29 April 2014

Just a few random posts and prayer requests… I love these semi-random photos from Dakar, Senegal:  Dakar from here Some interesting insights about church planting in Training Others (Brazil) Wrestling… with life in another culture – in this case, Kenya. Small business, micro loans and projectors in Haiti A simple post, a simple prayer request […]

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Bullets, Big Rocks and – The Precious Exhauster?

2 April 2014

On wonders how some vehicles survive the journey.  Great pictures from Niger in Odds and Ends during March. Lent and the Precious Exhauster (Kenya) – hey, you’ll be thankful if the Precious Exhauster ever needs to come to your house! Big, small, medium-sized – they’re all stresses in Ukraine.  But finally this missionary has a […]

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