A conversation recently took place in our local expat* Facebook group here in our little city in Asia-Pacific. A newbie family introduced a question along these lines: “Are we the only foreign family that constantly deals with local people wanting to take selfies with us? If you have experienced this, how do you deal with […]
The following pictures tell the story of our first year in Asia-Pacific. They’re not all pretty or professional, but they speak better than words alone. One year ago on August 5th, we departed for Asia-Pacific. We arrived on the 7th of August, jet-lagged, with (most) of our bags. We began making friends… …going to […]
Welcome to the CLA Classroom! These posts are designed to give an insider’s perspective on CLA (Culture and Language Acquisition) in Asia-Pacific. What does it feel like to be a foreigner in this country? What new sights and sounds assail us every day? How do people view us? How do we react to cultural differences? […]
Many of these people groups are located in remote areas with no roads–places that could take days or weeks to reach on foot or by boat. Aviation speeds the process of reaching tribes with the Gospel by providing missionaries easier access to supplies, groceries, ...