Kenya

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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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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From Misunderstanding to Understanding

2 August 2016

Learning language – learning culture – it takes time, patience and commitment. Here’s a missionary, hard at work, who was helped by the “The Iceberg Principle” in language learning (Kenya). By the way, if you’d like a bigger graphic showing the Iceberg Principle, with an explanation, check out Growing Your Language Iceberg. Very useful! A […]

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South Sudan, and Changes of Plans

25 July 2016

People are praying for South Sudan. Would you like to join them? Check out the news from July 2016 using the previous link. Also, check out this appropriate post: Praying for South Sudan Next, check out what these missionaries are doing after plans for their return to South Sudan got scuttled – Finding Joy in […]

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Missionaries – Never the same thing…

1 June 2016

Missionaries do all kinds of things, in all kinds of ways. You might not be surprised to hear about missionaries involved in flood relief – check this out in Kenya – Prayer Update: CBM Flood Relief in Garrisa. But here are some other ways you could be involved in missions – these missionaries in Bulgaria […]

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Zooming in on Missionary Life

17 May 2016

This is a good day to get a glimpse of the joys and trials of serving Christ in a cross-cultural setting. Let’s start with a bird’s-eye view, following this missionary from Uganda as he flies in Chad – Flying in Chad and Flying in Chad 2. On to Cambodia – a simple post about The […]

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Ordinary People Helping Ordinary People

19 April 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed these real, down to earth posts from missionaries all over the world. For example… Remembering Why We Dig (Kenya) The past couple of days I have been loading soil into a wheelbarrow and hauling it over to my raised beds. Not particularly difficult work, but tedious labor… School Anniversary! (Bolivia) In Bolivia, […]

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A Photo Caught My Eye…

15 March 2016

I haven’t done this for a while – so, it’s time! I went through some of the recent posts from missionary bloggers around the world, and found photos that caught my eye! Photos are important in posts – especially if they’re original, and not just copied (legally, hopefully!) from elsewhere. So here you go, some […]

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Driving and Flying In Africa

20 January 2016

I love just driving around in a new country, don’t you? That’s just one of the things you’ll get to do today if you check out these missionary blogs in Africa… A Huge Sigh of Relief – the end of two years of major road construction (Niger)! Let’s drive around and take a look… Why […]

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Christmas in . . .

23 December 2015

Here are some Christmas missionary blog posts for you to enjoy – not necessarily from this year, but you can check out the home pages of the blogs below to see what’s new! Celebrating Christmas in Angola Christmas In Uganda Christmas Party at the Shelter (Mexico) The Impact of Christmas (Bulgaria) CHRISTMAS in RURAL PARAGUAY […]

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