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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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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When Street Kids Mop Windows (and other missionary blog posts)

22 July 2015

A few more posts from missionaries around the world! We’ve been taking a tour of some of the blogs that are covered here, from the veteran bloggers to the new ones. Today we’re looking at a few blogs that have been out there for about 5 years… A glimpse of life in Tanzania – To […]

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Seeing God in the Good and the Bad…

8 July 2015

A few more posts today from around the world! Thanks for reading. When you just want to help crack that shell . . . Hatching (Thailand) All right, so it’s a little late to post this, but it’s interesting! From back in April – Happy New Year Happy New Year! (Thailand) Summer in Pakistan – […]

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Thoughtful Posts about Missionary Life

22 April 2015

We’re continuing our journey from the oldest blogs out there to the newest. These are still experienced bloggers. And today they have some thoughtful things to say… A great post from Uganda: What to do when your life looks mostly like this: (well, click to find out!) Want to actually pray for people in Ukraine? […]

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Looking back, looking ahead … and food.

13 January 2015

A lot of posts about the holidays were about – food! Go figure. Anyway, here are a few posts looking forward and back as we begin a new year. Too Much Sugar! (Kenya) Unsettled reflections on our Christmas-time (Japan) Imomochi recipe: a Hokkaido specialty (Japan) Life in Community: Entering the Space (Cambodia) Christmas on a […]

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Christmas in Africa

27 December 2014

A few posts from around Christmastime… Christmas Letter and Greetings … a special birth and thinking about the birth in Bethlehem. (Kenya) Goma update – December 2014 (by Jennings) … Bible translation progress. (Democratic Republic of Congo) O Come, O Come! North to Uganda … A trip to visit friends in Uganda. (Uganda/Tanzania) Separation and […]

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Bees, Baskets, and Bureaucracy

26 November 2014

Today, some creative things going on in the world – and a creative God doing amazing things! First, why not some Praise in the Park! in Brazil? Let’s Start Talking – about whether we’re hungry or angry… (Italy) Ladies Creative Afternoon (Hungary) – who said basket weaving wasn’t fun? Time out to think about The […]

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Ummm… how did we get here?!

28 October 2014

I hope that there are many, many, many of you who are working with your church to send out – and BE – cross cultural missionaries!  And while you’re getting ready to go, this is a great place to check out what other missionaries are saying. And it just so happens I found some missionaries […]

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Bulgaria, Ecuador, Uganda, Tanzania, and Elsewhere…

1 October 2014

Team Bulgaria’s Strategic Process (Bulgaria) New plans. Working by Accident as a Bumbling Detective Evangelist (Europe) Unexpected tea time. Kafunga I Am Not (Uganda) Unexpected phone call. Rivendell: The Last Homely House (Uganda) People-gathering. We are settled and get to see this (Ecuador) September 2014 (Ecuador) Some people we know. Compassion (com·pati) (Tanzania) Taking care […]

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