South Sudan

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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Meetings – Under trees, with refugees… In Japan and South Sudan…

28 June 2016

A few posts about people, meeting with people, trying to meet with people… I guess meetings aren’t all bad… Sitting Under a Tree (Tanzanaia): It was that familiar feeling of sitting under a tree wondering if anyone would come and join you… An Unusual Visit (South Sudan): On Saturday my teammate Melissa and I were […]

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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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Eggnog and Easter

1 April 2016

Thanks for taking another trip with us today as we visit missionaries around the world! Burgers and Eggnog (Russia): Now here’s a great way to get more people in your English class! April 2016 Newsletter (Guatemala): Just a few notes about what’s been going on – a glimpse into missionary life. Thanks for Sending Me! […]

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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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Snakes, Sports, and So Much More

9 December 2015

More interesting posts from around the world to spice up your Wednesday: 3 Camps in 2 Days: So you want to visit some camps in South Sudan? Check out what’s happening in this report with pictures. The Thiessen Talk’O – September 2015: This is a long post from Mexico, but the first part caught my […]

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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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First Bed, Feeling Clueless, and More

20 October 2015

A few somewhat random, and yet fascinating, posts for you today. For example, have you ever seen the look on someone’s face when they sleep in a bed for the very first time? (Kenya) I think every missionary has experienced this – trying to reach out and yet feeling a little (or a LOT) Clueless! […]

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Networking, Languages, and Angry Meetings!

8 April 2015

We’ve been doing a review of some of the longest running blogs, as I prepare to update the blog lists here. Now we’re moving away from the veterans, and more into the “experienced” bloggers. A little newer, but they’ve still been around a long time! Angry Meeting # … I Lost Count – a long […]

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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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