What Keeps You from Going?

 

If everyone is a missionary, then no one is.

If “my mission field is the ground beneath my feet,” as some have said, then why should we expend the energy or resources to go to a foreign land and learn a new language and culture? In fact, it would be a waste of resources to do […]

February 8th, 2017|Being Church, Cultural, Culture, General, My view, Outreach, Travels|

Christians are leaving the faith in droves ……. thought provoking research.

An extensive study done by the Pew Research Center has yielded some fascinating information regarding the trajectory of world religions over the next four decades.

As of 2010, Christianity was the dominant world religion with roughly 2.2 billion adherents and Muslims were second with about 1.6 billion adherents. If current demographic trends continue however, Islam is expected […]

May 7th, 2015|Being Church, Bibles, Church Planting, My view, Other, People|

A place where everyone helps!

No it’s not paradise.  It’s not even a hidden civilization!  A Mozambique school ……  is a happy place. It’s a place where every time when I arrive the more than 280 children makes me feel like their president. And I like that.  It’s a place where they jump all over me and want to hold […]

June 21st, 2014|Children, Culture, My view, Schools|

Charlie 9 this is Foxtrot Romeo …. doing a dive!

“Francisco” …. Andy, our Swiss pilot called with his usual smile.  “What about a flight to see the school and library from the air?”  He laughed as he is one of the few people to know about my fear of flight in very small aircraft.  Please understand that my last flight in a small aircraft […]

June 19th, 2014|Aviation, Highlights, My view, Schools, Womens Ministry|

Principles of Community Development

A lot has been said and even more written on Community Development …. in Third World countries.   Over the last 20 years I have learnt a lot from where I live in the bush.  Connecting this with a friend who experienced the same, Sean Callaghan for more than 25 years.1.  START LOCALSo many initiatives […]

January 29th, 2014|Being Church, My view, Other, Social Justice|

The OTHER side of Mozambique (part 1)

Today it feels that my journey in Mozambique has been long.  I will never regret the journey though.  It has been dark, a perilous course.  at other times, joyous, dappled with sunlight.  It has been hard more often than easy.  The road was fraught with dangers for me from the beginning, the jungle thick, the […]

April 16th, 2013|General, Highlights, My view, Other, Social, Travels|

Being Spiritual or Religious?

“So many questions:, I though after listening to an elderly gentleman explaining why he struggles to accept a loving and miraculous God.  And his questions were quite interesting and very valid.  The virgin birth, the Resurrection and other issues are common questions the days we are living in.  “I believed in the creation as the […]

October 18th, 2010|My view|