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Priceless Words

Missionary Blogs - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:08
Words have been some of the most precious and important gifts I have been given in my life. At JAM, one of my favorite times was when it was one of our staff’s birthday. Our staff meetings...

The Pilgrimage: Turkey, Part Twenty Two

Ben Witherington - Bible and Culture - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 02:05
On the last afternoon of our pilgrimage, we went to the famous Istanbul Archaeological Museum, which is actually three museums in one— an Oriental/ANE museum, a tile museum, and the main archaeological museum…. It’s an embarrassment of riches… We walked down an old street to reach the main gate, passing various lovely old houses… Once [Read More...]

Back To Spanish School

Missionary Blogs - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 17:46
We had talked about putting Cruz back in Spanish school once we returned to Guatemala. The Director had told us to bring him back after our time in the States and was expecting him. I was all...

When melted by trial, we can be fully molded by the potter.

Missionary Blogs - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:25
Broken But Beautiful By Cindy Hess Kasper If the discarded glass ends up in an ocean, its journey is just beginning. As it is relentlessly tossed about by currents and tides, its jagged edges are...

Sort your rubbish?

Missionary Blogs - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:59
Today has been more planning for presentations. Boring stuff to write about on a blog, really! Rubbish collection station around the corner from our house in Tokyo. The fun thing was talked...

How do you feel about poo?

Missionary Blogs - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:55
Every culture has its sayings and proverbs. Sometimes they are wry or silly, which makes them easier to remember, but they often convey a deeper truth. My newest post, "Just a Little Poo," is a...

Pray for those in Authority

Missionary Blogs - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 07:40

The Pilgrimage: Turkey, Part Twenty One

Ben Witherington - Bible and Culture - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 02:20
One of the more important churches (now a museum) in all of Turkey is the famous Chora Church, so-called because it was out in the country originally. Now it’s in a crowded Istanbul neighborhood, which makes it difficult to even get a picture of the building. So you have to settle for a picture from [Read More...]

Theological Training in Latin America

Missionary Blogs - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 23:42
The greatest need of the church in Latin America is the gospel: pure, undiluted, undefiled and unadulterated. The second greatest need is theological training.  We recently began a...

We’ve moved!

Missionary Blogs - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 18:41
We are now blogging at our new site Bangkok Mosaic You can still find all our old articles there as well as a new look and different sections. Click here to visit us. We would love to see you!

Dispatch from Goma: "Say My Name" (...or don't, that's fine, too) by Jennings

Missionary Blogs - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 17:37
Aimée is fascinated. With me. She stands on the veranda outside the office and tries to catch my eye, then gives me a small, shy wave. I give a small wave back and a smile. She walks away, then comes...

Celebrating David's Birthday 2014

Missionary Blogs - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 13:49
Over the weekend we celebrated David's 41st birthday.  We generally make a big deal out of birthday's around our house.  It's fun to honor that person for the day.  Here is how we...

Experience true freedom – take every thought captive in obedience to Christ.

Missionary Blogs - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:41
Breaking Free By Poh Fang Chia The Bible assures us that there is “no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit” (Rom. 8:1)....

Photos and a yucky surprise

Missionary Blogs - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:05
Just wanted to share some photos with you today (especially as the computer and Blogger are cooperating with me on this front). Today we've been working outside. This patio is at the back of our...

Summer 2014 Prayer Letter

Missionary Blogs - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 06:30

Andy Stanley on Leading a Team Meeting

Missionary Blogs - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 04:11
I’m not in any sort of leadership capacity at present, but I still enjoy reading and listening to leadership-related materials. Last night I was catching up with an Andy Stanley Leadership podcast...

My Logos Johannine Lit. Course is Now Live

Ben Witherington - Bible and Culture - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 02:42
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