Month: August 2021

Interview with Geoff & Jackie Bishop

Geoff and Jackie Bishop were missionaries for many years in Burundi, central Africa. In this interview, they share the events that led them both there, how they met and what their ministry looked like. But eventually, they were no longer able to work in Burundi, so returned to Australia, where Geoff was from originally - […]

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Four Lessons From the Life Of Adoniram Judson - Pt 3

Read Part 1 - The Struggle Read Part 2 - A Marriage Made in Heaven? Three weeks ago I looked at Adoniram Judson’s unusual call to mission, then last week at his remarkable wife, Ann. This week I want to look at four lessons from his life, lessons that are not just historical facts but are […]

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A Marriage Made in Heaven? Adoniram Judson - Pt 2

Read Part 1 - The Struggle Following God’s powerful intervention in his life (see previous post) Adoniram Judson surrendered to the Lord. Two events then coincided in his life. The first was his call to missions. The second was his marriage. Judson had visited the Hasseltine family, who were also involved in foreign missions. John […]

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The Struggle - Adoniram Jason - Pt 1

Adoniram Judson (1788-1850) was an American missionary who served in Burma (Myanmar) for almost forty years. When Judson began his missionary work in Burma, he set a goal of translating the Bible and founding a church of 100 members before his death. That was a reasonable and specific target for a land without any church. […]

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What is a RAFT and Why Do I Need One?

RAFT is a helpful and important acrostic, commonly used in cross-cultural circles. It stands for:  Reconcile Affirm say Farewell Think destination    It is a tool to help with navigating transition in a healthy way. Fundamentally, it is about what it takes to have healthy closure in the place you are leaving so that you […]

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Mainland Chinese Studying Overseas

ChinaSource wrote recently, stressing the importance of reaching with the Gospel the many Chinese students and scholars who are studying outside of China. ChinaSource listed several reasons why such Gospel work is so strategic. More students travel from China to study abroad than from any other country. "Every year, several hundred thousand Chinese people leave […]

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Interview with Geoff & Jackie Bishop

August 27, 2021
Geoff and Jackie Bishop were missionaries for many years in Burundi, central Africa. In this interview, they share the events that led them both there, how they met and what their ministry looked like. But eventually, they were no longer able to work in Burundi, so returned to Australia, where Geoff was from originally - […]
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Four Lessons From the Life Of Adoniram Judson - Pt 3

August 27, 2021
Read Part 1 - The Struggle Read Part 2 - A Marriage Made in Heaven? Three weeks ago I looked at Adoniram Judson’s unusual call to mission, then last week at his remarkable wife, Ann. This week I want to look at four lessons from his life, lessons that are not just historical facts but are […]
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A Marriage Made in Heaven? Adoniram Judson - Pt 2

August 20, 2021
Read Part 1 - The Struggle Following God’s powerful intervention in his life (see previous post) Adoniram Judson surrendered to the Lord. Two events then coincided in his life. The first was his call to missions. The second was his marriage. Judson had visited the Hasseltine family, who were also involved in foreign missions. John […]
Read More

The Struggle - Adoniram Jason - Pt 1

August 13, 2021
Adoniram Judson (1788-1850) was an American missionary who served in Burma (Myanmar) for almost forty years. When Judson began his missionary work in Burma, he set a goal of translating the Bible and founding a church of 100 members before his death. That was a reasonable and specific target for a land without any church. […]
Read More

What is a RAFT and Why Do I Need One?

August 8, 2021
RAFT is a helpful and important acrostic, commonly used in cross-cultural circles. It stands for:  Reconcile Affirm say Farewell Think destination    It is a tool to help with navigating transition in a healthy way. Fundamentally, it is about what it takes to have healthy closure in the place you are leaving so that you […]
Read More

Mainland Chinese Studying Overseas

August 2, 2021
ChinaSource wrote recently, stressing the importance of reaching with the Gospel the many Chinese students and scholars who are studying outside of China. ChinaSource listed several reasons why such Gospel work is so strategic. More students travel from China to study abroad than from any other country. "Every year, several hundred thousand Chinese people leave […]
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