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My Least Favorite Question

“Do you like India?”

The speaker was a fresh-faced young woman I had just met. She had taken a shine to my toddler son, and he to her, perhaps because she was one of the few people we met who understood how to play with little kids. 250 more words

Putting flesh on contextualisation

Contextualisation is kind of a big deal for us. It’s about trying to work out how to live well and do ministry well in a particular context. 772 more words

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Three older two younger

I had just met a Burkinabé man named Samuel who was visiting friends in our home town. As we chatted, I asked him if he had brothers and sisters. 283 more words


Maugna Titirangi

It wasn’t exactly the ball of glowing orange energy you would expect to see. – it was shaded by clouds, producing a burning red stripe across a black mesh of ocean and sky. 1,312 more words


Loving Our Enemies: taking our ambassadorship seriously


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This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun!  

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Iron Sharpens Iron: How Identity Empowers Reconciliation (part 2)

The reconciliation of Christ rebuilds our identity. As a Christians, one of the largest distinctions of our faith journey is the way we experience and have the hope of transformation through the identity of Jesus Christ. 1,045 more words

Japan is a Brand—Part 7

As I mentioned in the last entry, you would find quite a few products sold in Indonesia that are made in Japan. Sure, that shouldn’t surprise you much, but what I would like to focus on today is what I call… 324 more words