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The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes— The Grimswell Curse

In 2013 Sam Siciliano published ‘The Grimswell Curse’ a precursor, as it turns out to his ‘The White’. The relationship between these two novels is rather like the relationship between John the Baptist and Jesus. There are some differences, but the story lines are also remarkably similar in various respects. In both novels we have [Read More...]

John on EMQ Podcast

Missionary Blogs - 6 hours 50 min ago
John recently had an article published in a mission journal, The Evangelical Missions Quarterly.  They interviewed him for a podcast that you can listen to the 30min podcast at...

Churches Need Missionaries

Missionary Blogs - 6 hours 55 min ago
We had heard this information before but now it was proven in a new study.  What is the greatest influence in people becoming missionaries?  Well we heard it again.  The number one...

Travel Mercies

Missionary Blogs - 7 hours 11 min ago
“We have heard you many times when you have come back on Home Assignment. We have never heard you more encouraged in your work,” is the kind of comment we are getting as we visit our...

US Tour – May

Missionary Blogs - 7 hours 12 min ago
SCHEDULE MEHN US TOUR – MAY       05/14-17 Cumberland Baptist Church, Cumberland, WI 05/22 Fox River Baptist, Appleton, WI 05/29 Bethany Baptist Church, Moline, IL   06/05...

Kumamoto Japan Earthquake

Missionary Blogs - 7 hours 14 min ago
In the early morning of April 14th the area around Kumamoto City in the southern island of Kyushu was hit by a 6.5 magnitude earthquake. Many buildings were destroyed, roads made unusable, and many...

A Marvelous Civil War– Captain America

Ben Witherington - Bible and Culture - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 23:17
On balance, the Marvel franchise has done a much better job of bringing its characters to the big screen than the DC franchise. Witness the most recent attempt with a bad Batman vs. Superman movie which few praised, especially after the first 30 minutes. But there have been fair Marvel entries into the summer sweepstakes, [Read More...]

Book Club posters...and a little lesson learnt

Missionary Blogs - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 17:55
A couple of weeks ago instead of doing a "complicated" worksheet about the books that they read, we just drew pretty pictures about the books in lovely frames... and the best ones got to go on the...

This Odd-not-Golden Week

Missionary Blogs - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 04:04
This is a street near us that we travel along to go to so many places. Today I walked along here to meet my colleague for coffee. It was a gorgeous day, even close to hot, especially if you...

Invasion of the bloodsuckers

Missionary Blogs - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 03:53
What we feared. The general swampiness of the gardens round the block of flats has provided an ideal nursery for mosquitos, it would seem, judging by the number of big beefy examples we were...

Eating my words

Missionary Blogs - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 03:53
Dishwashing machines? Awesome.

Reading the Psalms with the Reformers

Ben Witherington - Bible and Culture - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 02:51
Here is an excellent post by my friend and colleague Timothy George, which I am reposting here. See what you think. —— In the fourth century, St. Athanasius wrote a letter to a certain Marcellinus, who was likely a deacon in the church in Alexandria. During a long illness, Marcellinus had turned to the study [Read More...]

WoL/PdV

Missionary Blogs - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 01:21
Usually when I use the initials “Wol” I’m referring to my home church, Word of Life Chapel. Over the past week, however, when referring to Wol I’m thinking about Word of Life...

Update and more VB pictures

Missionary Blogs - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 18:36
Wednesday already. Anna slept over 12 hours on Sunday night and continues to get a bit more sleep than normal. She stayed in yesterday afternoon and did not go play volleyball for fun as her ankle...

Read My Book: Pro-Verbs

Missionary Blogs - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:59
A while back I started a writing project and began to compile advice for my sons. It is now available in print and digital formats on Amazon. It's an easy read and I believe might benefit other...

The Pink Month, or the beauty of Dirt

Missionary Blogs - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:03
March was the yellow month:  daffodils and forsythia which we glimpsed between trips.  April then seeped in with pink, azaleas and dogwood and tulips, again glimpsed between trips.  As...

Cob Oven, The Best

Missionary Blogs - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 14:26

Catrin's concert

Missionary Blogs - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 12:06
As part of their end of year assessments the students on Catrin's Musicologie et Chanson Française, Jazz et Musique Actuelle course have to give a recital. Catrin's was last night, along with...

Mrs Davey, the osteopath and running

Missionary Blogs - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 11:56
Well Pat's back is much better and she resumed hr service at the Maison de la Bible. She did have an appointment booked with an osteopath on Monday, who told her not to run. "Walk fast for an hour,...

Overnight Trip to Baikal

Missionary Blogs - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 10:25
We usually get a good April snowman each year.  This year I forgot my hat, so I look like a good babushka.  =)      When my new friend Larisa invited me and Sveta (plus...
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