South Africa

More Perspectives from the Field

5 September 2017

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 […]

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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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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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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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Missionary News from Several Continents

7 June 2016

Some common (and heart-felt) missionary dilemmas in Returning Home? Or Leaving Our Home? (Chile) A unique post – not from the missionary blogger, but an El Salvadoran national – and worth a read. A Salvadoran Perspective on the Violence And now, a look at nature from South Africa – who knew there were Antlions? Sharing […]

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Birthday Tears, Mothers, and … Spies?

10 May 2016

In most countries around the world, though not all, Mother’s Day is sometime in May. And although it’s actually in July in South Sudan, what is it like for an ex-pat to celebrate Mother’s Day far from “home”? What is Mother’s Day like for a missionary mom in South Sudan? Many suffer heartache around this […]

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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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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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Blogging for over 10 Years!

11 March 2015

I’m going to be updating the blog lists on this site, so I’m starting with the veteran bloggers again. Here are some of the most recent posts from the bloggers who have been around the longest – in this case, over ten years! It’s great to visit some old friends! Something Worth Living For (Mexico) […]

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More from our Veteran Bloggers

15 January 2014

As I continue to update various pages here, I’ve been reading the blogs of some of our veteran missionary bloggers.  Currently this refers to missionaries that have been blogging for 8 years or more (can you believe it?). So here are some recent posts from some of those bloggers.  Of course in a short post […]

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