Missionary Blogs

  • Giving Tuesday: November 30, 2021
    HOW ON EARTH TO DECIDE WHERE TO GIVE? Here are THREE GREAT PLACES! Giving Tuesday: IT IS a moment in US society in which we have all given thanks on Thursday ( ... read more
    By: Donnel and Janet O’Flynn – HaitiPosted: 2021-11-29
    1 day ago
  • Parental Involvement Is Key
    Educational researchers debate what factors make for a meaningful education. Is it class size? Quality materials? Technology? Discussions go on and on. Still, there are two factors that most everyone agrees are central in ... read more
    By: Tom McGowan – Dominican RepublicPosted: 2021-11-21
    1 week ago
  • Teach the Best, Prepare for the Worst
    My last couple of postings show that Episcopal classrooms are filled with dedicated teachers and enthusiastic students teaching and learning the lessons of Christian citizenship. Schools are open, likely to stay open and good ... read more
    By: Tom McGowan – Dominican RepublicPosted: 2021-11-08
    3 weeks ago
  • The School Year Swings Full
    Excuse the “clever” wording of this headline. My message is that teaching/learning has shifted into full gear across the Episcopal Diocesan school system. These photos show an extended unit on the United Nations taught ... read more
    By: Tom McGowan – Dominican RepublicPosted: 2021-11-08
    3 weeks ago
  • WELCOME TO THE CLASS OF 2025!
    Monday November 8th : Due to the waves of news about negative and sad events happening in Haiti, we were hesitant to recruit and schedule our volunteer faculty members, hire more translators, order ... read more
    By: Donnel and Janet O’Flynn – HaitiPosted: 2021-11-08
    3 weeks ago
  • Happy birthday, FSRL! Six years already!
    The students are celebrating in a grand way! ... read more
    By: Donnel and Janet O’Flynn – HaitiPosted: 2021-10-05
    2 months ago
  • Comprehensive and illuminating 3rd edition of World Christian Encyclopedia is vital resource for mission
    IMG_2099   It has been a pleasure to read into the third edition of the World Christian Encyclopedia, ... read more
    By: Titus Presler – PakistanPosted: 2021-07-01
    5 months ago
  • ASM missiology gatherings will reflect on holding together difference and multiplicity in mission
    The American Society of Missiology’s 2021 Annual Meeting will focus on the theme ‘Hybridity in Mission: Mixed and Multiple Identities in the Missio Dei.’  The conference, June 18-19, will be held via Zoom because ... read more
    By: Titus Presler – PakistanPosted: 2021-06-15
    6 months ago
  • Joy at the heart of it: Janice Price reflects on her 12 years of mission leadership in the Church of England
    “I’m encouraged by the joy we have in our mission relationships,” Janice Price said of the current state of mission in the Church of England and in the Anglican Communion.  “That makes a difference.  ... read more
    By: Titus Presler – PakistanPosted: 2021-06-15
    6 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
    12 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
    12 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
    1 year 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
    1 year 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
    1 year 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
    1 year ago