Month: September 2021

A Single Seed Or Much Fruit?

I have recently shared two posts about a couple from Sweden, David and Svea Flood, who in 1921 went to the Congo (then the Belgian Congo, later Zaire) as missionaries. Today I want to finish this remarkable story, with its twin focus. Firstly, that God is a totally faithful Father to His children and His children’s children. Secondly, whatever the short-term […]

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The Truth of 1 Corinthians 15:58!

“Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.” In my previous post, I began the story of David and Svea Flood, missionaries to the Congo (formerly the Belgian Congo, then Zaire) in 1921, exactly 100 years ago. […]

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Who or what is a PACTeam?

PACT is an acrostic, standing for Personal Accountability and Care Team. There is also a hidden meaning which carries the sense of such a team’s purpose. A PACT is a “formal agreement between individuals or parties”, usually written down and has the weight of a serious promise.  The idea behind the concept is that a […]

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An Unusual Missionary Story - David & Svea Flood

A Singaporean friend of many years, Gideon Lim, shared with me a most unusual missionary story this weekend which I had never heard before. It is extremely impacting for our insight into both the cost and the potential of cross-cultural missionary work. It will take me several posts to share this narrative that ends well, […]

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Testing Your Call | Calling Part 3

Other Videos on Calling Part 1 - Do We All Need a Call? Part 2 - Why It's Important to Know Your Call Part 4 - Four Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Call Part 5 - What If I don't Have a Calling? This third video in our mini-series on calling looks at the importance […]

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Why it's Important to Know Your Call | Calling Part 2

Other Videos on Calling Part 1 - Do We All Need a Call? Part 3 - Testing Your Call Part 4 - Four Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Call Part 5 - What If I don't Have a Calling?   In this video, lifelong cross-cultural worker Christine Paterson explains why it is important to know […]

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Four Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Call | Calling Part 4

Other Videos on Calling Part 1 - Do We All Need a Call? Part 2 - Why It's Important to Know Your Call Part 3 - Testing Your Call Part 5 - What If I don't Have a Calling?     In this penultimate video, we’re going to summarise the questions of calling by asking four […]

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Do We All Need a Call? | Calling Part 1

This video is the first in a 5-part series on the topic of calling. Part 2 - Why It's Important to Know Your Call Part 3 - Testing Your Call Part 4 - Four Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Call Part 5 - What If I don't Have a Calling? Colossians 3:17: “Whatever you do, whether […]

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What If I Don't Have a Calling? | Calling 5

Previous Videos on Calling Part 1 - Do We All Need a Call? Part 2 - Why It's Important to Know Your Call Part 3 - Testing Your Call Part 4 - Four Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Call     In this bonus session of the series on the topic of calling we […]

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Explore & EnVision

All Nations Christian College is a world-renowned mission training college. They are currently offering two courses which we would highly recommend, especially as a helpful next step for those who have already completed our free courses. Explore Our own course, Crossing Cultures 101 is only intended as an overview and introduction to cross-cultural training. It is available free […]

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A Single Seed Or Much Fruit?

September 24, 2021
I have recently shared two posts about a couple from Sweden, David and Svea Flood, who in 1921 went to the Congo (then the Belgian Congo, later Zaire) as missionaries. Today I want to finish this remarkable story, with its twin focus. Firstly, that God is a totally faithful Father to His children and His children’s children. Secondly, whatever the short-term […]
Read More

The Truth of 1 Corinthians 15:58!

September 17, 2021
“Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.” In my previous post, I began the story of David and Svea Flood, missionaries to the Congo (formerly the Belgian Congo, then Zaire) in 1921, exactly 100 years ago. […]
Read More

Who or what is a PACTeam?

September 10, 2021
PACT is an acrostic, standing for Personal Accountability and Care Team. There is also a hidden meaning which carries the sense of such a team’s purpose. A PACT is a “formal agreement between individuals or parties”, usually written down and has the weight of a serious promise.  The idea behind the concept is that a […]
Read More

An Unusual Missionary Story - David & Svea Flood

September 10, 2021
A Singaporean friend of many years, Gideon Lim, shared with me a most unusual missionary story this weekend which I had never heard before. It is extremely impacting for our insight into both the cost and the potential of cross-cultural missionary work. It will take me several posts to share this narrative that ends well, […]
Read More

Testing Your Call | Calling Part 3

September 9, 2021
Other Videos on Calling Part 1 - Do We All Need a Call? Part 2 - Why It's Important to Know Your Call Part 4 - Four Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Call Part 5 - What If I don't Have a Calling? This third video in our mini-series on calling looks at the importance […]
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Why it's Important to Know Your Call | Calling Part 2

September 9, 2021
Other Videos on Calling Part 1 - Do We All Need a Call? Part 3 - Testing Your Call Part 4 - Four Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Call Part 5 - What If I don't Have a Calling?   In this video, lifelong cross-cultural worker Christine Paterson explains why it is important to know […]
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Four Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Call | Calling Part 4

September 9, 2021
Other Videos on Calling Part 1 - Do We All Need a Call? Part 2 - Why It's Important to Know Your Call Part 3 - Testing Your Call Part 5 - What If I don't Have a Calling?     In this penultimate video, we’re going to summarise the questions of calling by asking four […]
Read More

Do We All Need a Call? | Calling Part 1

September 9, 2021
This video is the first in a 5-part series on the topic of calling. Part 2 - Why It's Important to Know Your Call Part 3 - Testing Your Call Part 4 - Four Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Call Part 5 - What If I don't Have a Calling? Colossians 3:17: “Whatever you do, whether […]
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What If I Don't Have a Calling? | Calling 5

September 9, 2021
Previous Videos on Calling Part 1 - Do We All Need a Call? Part 2 - Why It's Important to Know Your Call Part 3 - Testing Your Call Part 4 - Four Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Call     In this bonus session of the series on the topic of calling we […]
Read More

Explore & EnVision

September 7, 2021
All Nations Christian College is a world-renowned mission training college. They are currently offering two courses which we would highly recommend, especially as a helpful next step for those who have already completed our free courses. Explore Our own course, Crossing Cultures 101 is only intended as an overview and introduction to cross-cultural training. It is available free […]
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