Missionary Blogs

  • Wisdom from John Mbiti
    If anyone is interested in John Mbiti’s understanding of the relationship between Christianity and African religions, here is a brief excerpt from my new book. In the conclusion to New Testament Eschatology in an African Background, ... read more
    By: Amy Richter and Joe Pagano – South AfricaPosted: 2020-02-21
    2 days ago
  • Shock Value
    I’ve delayed a bit in creating my final blog post but am now sitting down to write you all an electronic letter. I am back in Nebraska, but have my 2 last days in the ... read more
    By: Tom McGowan – Dominican RepublicPosted: 2020-02-19
    4 days ago
  • Mustering Courage
    These past two weeks have been full of obstacles, mostly those that required a healthy dose of courage to overcome. One the scariest obstacles I’m still challenging me is getting comfortable driving. Despite the title ... read more
    By: Marilee Oldstone-Moore – South AfricaPosted: 2020-02-16
    6 days ago
  • Travel adventures
    As usual, Holly did a fantastic job of packing about 180lbs+ in the suitcases. I packed the easiest one, my computer case. Even that was over flowing. Here’s a picture of Holly going ready to ... read more
    By: Peter Bak – TanzaniaPosted: 2020-02-13
    1 week ago
  • The DDG Rides Again . . .
    Many Dominican Development Group (DDG) members arrived in Santo Domingo late Sunday night . . . or was it Monday morning early? Anyway, the decision was made to delay our meeting a bit Monday morning ... read more
    By: Tom McGowan – Dominican RepublicPosted: 2020-02-11
    2 weeks ago
  • Any Given Sunday
    The titles of not-so-wonderful sports movies have once again been drawn upon for “innovative” titles for blog posts. The “Given Sunday” in question was yesterday. There are several events to present: A mass celebrating the ... read more
    By: Tom McGowan – Dominican RepublicPosted: 2020-02-10
    2 weeks ago
  • He made it!
    Hello everyone, As usual, Pete’s friend and website admin Holly here to announce: Pete has safely arrived at St. Philip’s Theological College. For those who may be unfamiliar, Tanzania is 8 hours ahead of us, ... read more
    By: Peter Bak – TanzaniaPosted: 2020-02-07
    2 weeks ago
  • Blog comments
    Hey friends and followers of my blog, I recently learned that all the replies to your many kind messages weren’t reaching you because I was answering via email and it was going to a notifications-only ... read more
    By: Peter Bak – TanzaniaPosted: 2020-02-03
    3 weeks ago
  • Awesome Anna and the American-made Peace Plan
    Today we celebrate the Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord ... read more
    By: Della Wager Wells – JerusalemPosted: 2020-02-03
    3 weeks ago
  • ‘Earthkeeping: Creation Care in Global Mission’ is theme of 2020 Global Mission Conference, April 29-May 1
    How can mission-minded Christians engage with the crisis of climate change and environmental degradation with mission companions in other parts of the world? That is the question at the heart of the 2020 Global Mission ... read more
    By: Titus Presler – PakistanPosted: 2020-02-01
    3 weeks ago
  • Suddenly in the Driver’s Seat
    This past week or so I’ve been pulling the small pieces of my life together to make something cohesive. All the obvious, omni-present aspects of adult life come to the forefront of my mind multiple ... read more
    By: Marilee Oldstone-Moore – South AfricaPosted: 2020-01-30
    3 weeks ago
  • Exciting Fundraising Update
    Hello all! As you almost certainly know, part of my work for YASC included fundraising with a goal of reaching $10,000. I’m delighted to announce that I have met that goal! Fundraising was a huge ... read more
    By: Marilee Oldstone-Moore – South AfricaPosted: 2020-01-27
    4 weeks ago
  • A tiny article about the life of FSRL: a reflection upon the occasion of the memorials for those lost in the catastrophic earthquake ten years ago
    This little article was written on January 9th 2020.  It is a reflection on the life of FSRL, in light of the earthquake in Haiti ten years ago on January 12, 2010.   If you are ... read more
    By: Donnel and Janet O’Flynn – HaitiPosted: 2020-01-10
    1 month ago
  • Our biggest class yet!
    School is back in session in this new year!   The twenty-seven new first-year students are here!  They should have started in the first week of October, but their first day was Tuesday 7 January.  On ... read more
    By: Donnel and Janet O’Flynn – HaitiPosted: 2020-01-10
    1 month ago
  • Christmas community
    The stain glass window in the back of the cathedral, dark because the sun is not outThe greeting “Merry Christmas” started on September 1st, ... read more
    By: Mitchel Bibelheimer – PhilippinesPosted: 2019-12-27
    2 months ago