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Lego Theology

Missionary Blogs - 11 hours 32 min ago
Our son came back from his Sunday school class at church.  He was beaming from ear to ear and ran up to me as though burdened with some great secret which he just had to share with someone....

Tokyo real estate anyone?

Missionary Blogs - 14 hours 29 min ago
Interested in real estate in Tokyo? This brochure landed in our mailbox a few weeks ago, selling houses, apartments new and old as well as blocks of land. The price units are 10,000 yen, so the top...

Why Would God Let Trump Happen?

Ben Witherington - Bible and Culture - 18 hours 50 min ago
The answer must be—- to punish us for our sins, which are many. BW3

May 2016 Prayer Concert

Missionary Blogs - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 10:36
April flowers blossom everywhere. In our frontyard next open garage, we have three bugambilias also turned into pink and purple spiring trees. It’s gorgeous to step into another round of life...

Prayer Update: CBM Flood Relief in Garrisa

Missionary Blogs - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 09:07
Food Distribution in Garissa Earlier this week, our Canadian Baptist Ministries' team in North Eastern Kenya facilitated emergency response for survivors of the floods that had washed away farms and...

School sports day

Missionary Blogs - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 07:13
3.30pm I'm sitting at home quietly quivering.  I've just spent the day at our youngest son's Elementary Field Day. A bit like an Australian school sports day but with much less emphasis on...

Journey through Psalms

Missionary Blogs - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 05:54
these gorgeous, fragrant flowers bloom like crazy in Maythese flowers. they bloom like crazy in may. and smell amazing. but since May is goodbye month- they smell like to grief to me. I'm taking a...

Ode to Joy—- For my Dad

Ben Witherington - Bible and Culture - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 02:35
My family have always been big Beethoven lovers, and of course who doesn’t love the last portion of his Ninth Symphony, commonly called ‘the Ode to Joy’. Hopefully Dad is listening to this even now performed by the heavenly choir. He would have been 100 years old right about now, were he still with us. [Read More...]

Hope restored

Missionary Blogs - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 19:01
Saved By God’s Grace is seeing a change in people who are shown a little love and told of the hope in Jesus Christ. Sarah was given a new roof on her home so they would no longer...

HAPPY 40th BIRTHDAY, JEFF!

Missionary Blogs - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 16:39
Wednesday was Jeff's 40th birthday. Mid-morning Paraguayan friends drove into our yard, jumped out with guitars and began singing happy birthday in Spanish and Guarani. They then presented him with a...

A Hand to Hold

Missionary Blogs - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 15:19
I can well remember my Mam-ma’s hands.  So much of my time with her was spent watching those hands serve.  Cooking, baking, making me a sandwich.  Playing cards, sewing, holding my hand in...

Developing a Discipleship Manual

Missionary Blogs - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 11:10
If I were to ask you what your definition of a disciple was (in the Christian context), what would you say? If, as missionaries our job is to fulfill the Great Commission, and part of the Great...

End of school year...

Missionary Blogs - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 09:30
Anna's anticipation continues to grow by leaps and bounds!Guys cleaning up to help pay for their trip to Port. Her mind [her description] is like having your music play list on scramble! Since our...

The Plane to Toronto

Missionary Blogs - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 07:53
I remember the first time I ever visited Canada.  I was staying with the parents of my girlfriend, who would eventually become my wife and the mother of my kids, and reading the list of phone...

The Plane to Toronto

Missionary Blogs - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 07:53
I remember the first time I ever visited Canada.  I was staying with the parents of my girlfriend, who would eventually become my wife and the mother of my kids, and reading the list of phone...

Could it be You?

Missionary Blogs - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 04:01
May 26, 2016 – Having recently reported to our supporting conferences and some churches what we are doing in Bulgaria, it is no wonder why we feel tired some days. Overseeing Churches,...

This could get quite interesting

Missionary Blogs - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 03:52
The Football tournament kicks off next week, amidst political turmoil in France because of widespread rejection of the loi du travail, proposed by the government and opposed by pretty much all the...

Today's park excursion

Missionary Blogs - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 03:25
I rode to the park today. I can't tell you how nice it is to just walk out of the house in shorts and a t-shirt and ride. I grew up in a place where shorts and t-shirts are what I wore a lot of the...

It’s Summer!!!

Missionary Blogs - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 15:03
So it’s kinda weird to experience real seasons again. After graduation we had family come into town and this week ...
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