Recently Luciane Klassen and I did language/culture evaluations again for missionaries learning Spanish and Paraguayan culture. All had made progress, but it was an especially encouraging time as a couple, a single lady, and the husband of another couple reached the required levels to be able to press on to the next step of ministry. […]
Life is full of changes. Some we embrace, and some we resist and avoid. That’s no news to you. Change can bring growth, but can also bring uncertainty. Makes me so glad that God is in control, knows all, and is the same yesterday, today, and forever. (Mal. 3:6, Heb. 13:8) There have been some […]
“Jeff, our village does not really understand God’s Words. We don’t need you to come to our village, but we want you to help someone from the Manjúi church to come teach us?” This statement above is part of a conversation that our coworker with the Manjúi, Jeff Hunt, had with a Manjúi friend in a […]
The other day, I came across a article on 1 Corinthians 13, that one of our Ethnos360 coworkers in Mexico, Katie Moore, wrote. I can relate, in so many ways, to the thoughts she shared. She posted it on her missionary blog with the following introduction: “Recently, while reading through the famous love chapter in […]
There is a saying here in Paraguay, that goes something like, “if you can survive August, you’ll live another year”. We realize that isn’t really true, as people die year-round, but this year August was a time where we saw six people we knew pass away in a span of just a couple weeks. One […]
The first part of June we held a three-day Foundational Bible Teaching Seminar for 35 local pastors, Christian leaders, and others interested in teaching and discipling cross culturally and seeing people come to Christ. It was a really good opportunity. We had fifteen different presenters working together, team teaching, about how to effectively cross-culturally share […]
In case you are interested, here is a simple Christmas ornament that you can download and print on 8.5″x11″ paper, card stock, or whatever you choose, and hang on your Christmas tree as a prayer reminder. Let me know if you have any questions, or if you find it useful. You can download a PDF […]
We're fully into our spring weather here in the southern hemisphere. It isn't too hot yet, but we know it won't be long in coming.