Around the time when I published What am I doing here? I wrote to a friend of mine that this was compounded by feeling like I was in the wrong place. Weekly I get emails from various Australian women asking me about pastoral or theological issues. I love answering these […]
Tamie Davis is an Aussie living in Tanzania, blogging at meetjesusatuni.com.
TCKs are Third Culture Kids and our little Elliot is one. We’ve been keen to surround him with resources that will help him to sort out his world, however subtly. Because books and reading are a big part of our family life, we’ve been on the lookout for picture books […]
One of the things Arthur and I have listened to on Saturday morning as we’ve rolled our chapatis for the week has been Kang-San Tan‘s talks from CMS SA’s Summer Encounter. They really are outstanding, though you wouldn’t expect anything less from the head of CMS-Asia and former Head of […]
Tutorials for my Swahili literature course have finished now as the semester draws to a close. They’ve been a highlight of the course. There are about 40 people in mine and everyone sits in rows on one half of the classroom, facing into the middle. The presenter stands in front […]
Today’s question is, Is it OK for Christians to be discontent with being single? Last time we asked if singleness is a lesson sent from God to fix sin in a person’s life. I argued that because our world is fallen, singleness might have more to do with the brokenness […]
Over the next two posts, I’m going where married women fear to tread: addressing single women. But my vast hope here is that these will be words of grace for you. I’m really liking some of the talking back that’s going on in the church and outside it about singleness, […]
We’re coming up to 18 months here in Tanzania which is giving us cause for reflection on some of the preparation we did before leaving Australia. We can’t recommend CMS’ 5 month training course highly enough and there were some general things we were glad we did at Bible college. […]