Missionary Blogs

  • Over the Weekend
    Things have been moving along at rocket pace. Prepping for the rest of the week, meetings to firm-up schedules, a walk to El Conde to reconnoiter the tourist area and a couple of runs ... read more
    1 day ago
  • I’ll Be Beck . . .
    Exactly what I said to my Dominican colleagues when I left in September. Well, almost exactly, since I wasn’t sporting a leather jacket, sunglasses and an intimidating glare. Here I am back at ... read more
    5 days ago
  • World Food Day
    My photo, particularly one taken from the side, suggests that this could be my favorite holiday. Just look at me, a guy who clearly loves his food. read more
    1 month ago
  • Postponed trip
    Hello everyone, I hope everyone has had a wonderful summer. I want to inform you I will not be going to Tanzania this season. I will be having a hernia repaired, and will need ... read more
    By: Peter Bak – TanzaniaPosted: 2022-09-03
    3 months ago
  • Day nine: The Communion Forest
    Thursday began with daily eucharist led by Archbishop Michael Lewis, Bishop of the Diocese of Cyprus and the Gulf and Primate of the Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East, and Archbishop Hosam ... read more
    By: Della Wager Wells – JerusalemPosted: 2022-08-14
    4 months ago
  • Day eight: The Mandala*
    *(Or the day that the Archbishop of Canterbury invited 1,451 people over for lunch.) The giant inflatable ... read more
    By: Della Wager Wells – JerusalemPosted: 2022-08-03
    4 months ago
  • Day seven: Help, Thanks, Wow
    The last six minutes and twenty seconds of discussion on the Reconciliation Call. New York Times bestselling ... read more
    By: Della Wager Wells – JerusalemPosted: 2022-08-03
    4 months ago
  • How on earth to think about the stark contrast between difficult, maybe impossible, stressors in Haiti, versus the fact that good things continue to happen in the learning community of FSRL?
    The reason I posted the photo essay (just before this) by the UN Humanitarian Council is to try to reconcile the contrasting messages that we are receiving and observing: the same messages we are ... read more
    By: Donnel and Janet O’Flynn – HaitiPosted: 2022-07-15
    5 months ago
  • A photo essay by the UN Humanitarian Outreach group
    By: Donnel and Janet O’Flynn – HaitiPosted: 2022-07-15
    5 months ago
  • A very clear and sensible public letter by Dr Gerald Oriol Jr, former Secretary of State for Integration of Handicapped Persons, and godparent of our second graduating class: What DOES Haiti need to do now, in the growing chaos?
    By: Donnel and Janet O’Flynn – HaitiPosted: 2022-07-04
    5 months ago
  • Sights
    This is how bananas grow. read more
    By: Peter Bak – TanzaniaPosted: 2022-06-07
    6 months ago
  • Tree on the Roof
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    By: Peter Bak – TanzaniaPosted: 2022-05-25
    7 months ago
  • Bishop of Peshawar reports on killings and declares church will continue to be ‘Living Epistle of Christ’ in Pakistan
    Peshawar Bishop Humphrey Sarfaraz Peters yesterday wrote to the board of Bridges to Pakistan about the Jan. 30 targeted attack on leaders in the Diocese of Peshawar: The Rev. Patrick Naeem, our Diocesan Mission Secretary ... read more
    By: Titus Presler – PakistanPosted: 2022-02-14
    10 months ago
  • Women in Mission to be theme of May 12-14 Global Mission Conference online
    Women in Mission will be the theme of the 2022 Global Mission Conference sponsored by the Global Episcopal Mission Network, and it will be held May 12-14 online via Zoom. Ideas about how ... read more
    By: Titus Presler – PakistanPosted: 2022-01-05
    11 months ago
  • Humility, Inclusion, Companionship – Board identifies three core values of GEMN
    Humility, Inclusion, Companionship – these are the three core values that the Board of Directors of the Global Episcopal Mission Network focused on at their annual extended board meeting, which was held online on ... read more
    By: Titus Presler – PakistanPosted: 2021-12-16
    12 months ago