Missionary Blogs

  • Creation care & climate justice will be focus of 2021 Global Mission Conference, April 22-24
    Climate change and ecological degradation constitute the major planetary crisis of our time. How can Christians in global mission engage with the crisis through the Creator God, the Redeeming Christ and the Empowering Spirit?  ... read more
    By: Titus Presler – PakistanPosted: 2021-02-19
    2 months ago
  • Got the Band Together Again . . .
    Our Education Mission Team has been apart for many months now. And we have missed each other. So, it was time for us to get up and running again, even if we met virtually ... read more
    By: Tom McGowan – Dominican RepublicPosted: 2021-01-26
    3 months ago
  • Global Mission Prayer Cycle is published by GEMN
    A Global Mission Prayer Cycle was published by the Global Episcopal Mission Network last week.  It’s posted in the Resources section of the GEMN website. Designed to lift up before God the global mission work ... read more
    By: Titus Presler – PakistanPosted: 2021-01-25
    3 months ago
  • President’s Report to GEMN membership
    Below is my report on the 2020 activities of the Global Episcopal Mission Network that I posted a week ago to the GEMN website.  It may be of interest to those who don’t frequent that ... read more
    By: Titus Presler – PakistanPosted: 2021-01-25
    3 months ago
  • Morning Prayer for Tuesday December 15
    Welcome to brief (17 minutes) Morning Prayer! Today’s conversational reflection is on Luke 22:54-69, Peter denies Jesus and Jesus before the Council. (Click on Morning Prayer above to go to a link where you ... read more
    By: Amy Richter and Joe Pagano – South AfricaPosted: 2020-12-14
    4 months ago
  • Morning Prayer for Wednesday December 2
    Welcome to brief (under 10 minutes) Morning Prayer! Today’s conversational reflection is on Isaiah 25:6-9, the great feast on God’s holy mountain, and it’s making us hungry. (Click on Morning Prayer above to go ... read more
    By: Amy Richter and Joe Pagano – South AfricaPosted: 2020-12-01
    4 months ago
  • Morning Prayer for Monday November 23
    Welcome to brief (under 12 minutes) Morning Prayer. Today’s conversational reflection is on Luke 21:1-4, the widow’s offering. Is she generous? taken advantage of? These four verses give us a lot of food for ... read more
    By: Amy Richter and Joe Pagano – South AfricaPosted: 2020-11-22
    5 months ago
  • School Begins in the Diocese of the Dominican Republic!
    I am sending you “all the freshest news fit to print” with this blog post. This afternoon, I attended the Lanzamiento del Ano Escolar 2020-2021, the official opening of school programs in the Diocese ... read more
    By: Tom McGowan – Dominican RepublicPosted: 2020-11-04
    5 months ago
  • School Days, Covid-Style
    My father passed on a couple of lessons that “stuck”. A person has to keep her/his promises, he insisted. So, I said at some point in these postings that I would update you about the ... read more
    By: Tom McGowan – Dominican RepublicPosted: 2020-08-11
    8 months ago
  • Thresholds
    On Wednesday April 1st, I woke up to the news that Muttrah had been identified as the epicenter of COVID-19 in Oman and would accordingly be isolated from the rest of the country until further ... read more
    By: Emma Wright – OmanPosted: 2020-06-28
    10 months ago
  • Out of Quarantine
    Hello all! I hope you are well. I have now been officially home for 2 weeks, and since I am exhibiting no symptoms, I am out of quarantine! Quarantine at home meant I mostly stayed ... read more
    By: Marilee Oldstone-Moore – South AfricaPosted: 2020-06-19
    10 months ago
  • It’s Been a Long Road, Getting from There to Here
    Well, as I promised in my last blog post, I have come home from South Africa. If this is news to you, you can read all about why and how I came to that decision ... read more
    By: Marilee Oldstone-Moore – South AfricaPosted: 2020-06-07
    10 months ago
  • I’m Heading Home
    Hello all! I’m afraid the title says it all. I’ve decided that given the state of the world that it makes the most sense for me to come home. I’m so glad the decision to ... read more
    By: Marilee Oldstone-Moore – South AfricaPosted: 2020-05-30
    11 months ago
  • 50 Days in Muttrah
    Fifty days ago, I woke up to the news that my neighborhood Muttrah had been identified as the epicenter of COVID-19 in Oman and thus would be isolated from the rest of the country until ... read more
    By: Emma Wright – OmanPosted: 2020-05-20
    11 months ago
  • Returning
    I have been back in Oklahoma for about a month now. I have been really enjoying my time at home, but I think ... read more
    By: Mitchel Bibelheimer – PhilippinesPosted: 2020-04-27
    12 months ago