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For it’s one, two, three strikes you’re out….

Missionary Blogs - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 18:20
This caught my eye on the walk back home from downtown earlier: I know a few Cardinals’ fans.  So, this is for you.  I guess you have at least one fellow Cards fan here in Mexico.  From a...

They’re Baaaack

Missionary Blogs - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 17:30
Throughout the calendar year there are some events that regularly come to or through our city.  At about this time every year there is a walking pilgrimage that comes through here.  The women and...

Confessions of an Educated Woman

Missionary Blogs - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 17:03
'He says he has 17 children--no, wait, 18.'  B. translated, and counted, as my new patient attempted to list off the names of his offspring. Trying to do cognitive retraining with a 40-ish...

T.I.M.E update #7

Missionary Blogs - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 04:22
June 29- July 5 The interns’ last week….Bible study last days with host families One intern noted that T.I.M.E (the name of our program - Training in Medical Evangelism) should stand for Training in...

The Pilgrimage: Israel Part Twenty Four

Ben Witherington - Bible and Culture - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 02:18
The usual day walk through the old city of Jerusalem can be long, hot and tiring, so it’s important to take breaks along the way, and enjoy something to eat, and maybe an antiquities shop or two… All I can say is that the original widow would be a might surprised at that advertisement. Here’s [Read More...]


Missionary Blogs - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 23:47
I was reminded this week about Ukraine and learning the language.  The title of this blog is "Strasvoche" the Russian word for hello.  If you know how to sound out the Slavic alphabet, you...

Traveling to the DR

Missionary Blogs - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 18:05
Our travel day to the Dominican Republic got started about 2:15 a.m. on Saturday.  We got up, dressed, caught a taxi, and were at the airport by 3:15 a.m. for our 5:00 a.m. flight.  The...

What was in our suitcases?

Missionary Blogs - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 12:36
Some people who've never made a move like we've just done have asked me what we brought to Australia. Here's a glimpse: Clothes (but not our warmest winter gear, or our oldest stuff) Some...

Giveaway: Raygun Tee with Elah Tree

Missionary Blogs - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 10:00
This month I’ve had a chance to team up with Samantha from Elah Tree, a wonderful mid-west gal blogging from LA. There’s nothing quite like wearing a fun tee, especially in the summer...

~ Homeward Bound ~

Missionary Blogs - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 06:30

The Pilgrimage: Israel Part Twenty Three

Ben Witherington - Bible and Culture - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 02:49
A visit to Bethlehem necessarily involves stops at: 1) Shepherd’s fields; 2) the Church of the Nativity and the adjacent modern church with Jerome’s grotto; and 3) of course the olive wood shops, in this case, the best one near the Church of the Nativity called the Three Arches. Shepherd’s fields reminds us that Bethlehem [Read More...]

July 2014

Missionary Blogs - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 20:28
Dear friends and family,  Hope you are all having a great summer!  We are blessed to have some great volunteers and dear friends here with us this month.  Jim and Pam Leininger have...

How the DTS changed my life and how it could change yours

Missionary Blogs - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 19:09
I went into the DTS (Discipleship Training School) last year in September knowing that it was a requirement to serve with YWAM as a long-term missionary so I think I did it more out of an obligation...

Re-entry shock tales

Missionary Blogs - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 15:40
Some of you may be interested to hear of the things that shock us in this time of re-entering our "home" culture. You might be surprised at how many there are.  This evening, for...

Some Personal Needs

Missionary Blogs - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 13:12
Hey there folks, we have a couple of needs at this moment.  Usually our needs consist of the men in the rehabilitation and other things going on in Nicaragua, but this isn’t one of those.  We...

Does God hold out on us?

Missionary Blogs - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 07:01
David told me that he had a conversation with a Congolese friend this week and the question arose: "Do you think you have all that God wants you to have? Maybe not all that He intends you to have,...

The Pilgrimage: Israel, Part Twenty Two

Ben Witherington - Bible and Culture - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 02:31
We moved on from Jerusalem briefly to Bethlehem, starting at the back side of Bethlehem at the Herodium, one of Herod’s many get away places, in case someone was after him. This excavation has really seen some development over the last ten years, including the likely discover of Herod’s own tomb. But it has also [Read More...]

This Week

Missionary Blogs - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 20:45
Well hello again! Today's post is just a bunch of randomness from the past few days. If you follow us much you'll know that while in the States our boys received quite a bit of toys and...
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