Missionary Blogs

  • ‘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
    2 months 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
    3 months 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
    3 months 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
    3 months ago
  • Coetzee’s Disgrace
    I’m treating myself to reading a novel on this second day of Christmas. As part of my attempt to read up on all things South African, I picked up a copy of J. M. Coetzee’s ... read more
    By: Amy Richter and Joe Pagano – South AfricaPosted: 2019-12-26
    4 months ago
  • Well Past Time
    As the title of this blog post says, it is well past time for an update from the Gregorys in Guatemala. To be honest, we’ve been saying that several months now and Brian has been ... read more
    By: Brian Gregory – GuatemalaPosted: 2019-12-21
    4 months ago
  • Year 2 begins
    My last sunset in the U.S. before boarding my flightI arrived back in the Philippines on December 2nd to start my second year. My ... read more
    By: Mitchel Bibelheimer – PhilippinesPosted: 2019-12-13
    4 months ago
  • Al Amana Centre Winter Newsletter
    This week, Al Amana Centre released our Winter Newsletter. Keep reading for my reflection or click here to view the whole newsletter. Before arriving in Oman, I had only met Aaro and Justin for one ... read more
    By: Emma Wright – OmanPosted: 2019-12-12
    4 months ago
  • Thanks-Giving Reflection
    Last night, I went to the movies with one of my Omani friends to see Frozen 2 (and yes it was amazing!!!!). While we were waiting for the movie to begin, I started telling my ... read more
    By: Emma Wright – OmanPosted: 2019-11-28
    4 months ago
  • THANKSGIVING THOUGHTS: The bad, but also the very good
    I am at home in Kalispell, Montana. It is really pretty wonderful to be here with my husband, Donnel.    I have missed him, a lot, so the companionship is great!
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    By: Donnel and Janet O’Flynn – HaitiPosted: 2019-11-27
    4 months ago
  • Sermon: Pray…then Act
    St. Alban’s Mission, Antigua, GuatemalaThe Rev. Brian GregoryOctober 20, 2019Church Year C: The 19th Sunday after PentecostGenesis 32:22-31, Psalm 121, 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5, Luke 18:1-8 Good morning. It has been a couple of months since ... read more
    By: Brian Gregory – GuatemalaPosted: 2019-10-24
    6 months ago
  • A New Normal
    It is hard to believe we have been in Guatemala for more than a month now. Our first week and a half was spent taking a bit of time getting settled (yes, there is privilege ... read more
    By: Brian Gregory – GuatemalaPosted: 2019-09-17
    7 months ago
  • ¡Hasta Pronto!
    Before leaving Puerto Rico on July 31st, I said farewell to those I worked so closely with at the Diocesan office this past year. We were able to gather to share a few words over ... read more
    By: Lydia Pendleton – Puerto RicoPosted: 2019-08-08
    8 months ago
  • Sharing the latest news about Hope and Resurrection Secondary
    Suzanne Hicks and Panda speaking about Hope and Resurrection SecondaryI am excerpting some of the latest Hope for Humanity newsletter. There is good ... read more
    By: Jim and Mary Higbee – TanzaniaPosted: 2019-07-01
    9 months ago
  • Boom
    Author, anthropologist, and artist Ali Qleibo stands at Damascus Gate on the second Saturday of Ramadan, on the way to the Centre for Jerusalem Studies to begin his lecture and walking tour of the Muslim ... read more
    By: Della Wager Wells – JerusalemPosted: 2019-06-04
    10 months ago