After I told the story of Jephthah’s daughter in Songea, we split into groups to discuss five questions. They’re ones Arthur and I have used before in storytelling and we like them because anyone can answer them, no matter their theological background. The questions are: What do you like about […]
Tamie Davis is an Aussie living in Tanzania, blogging at meetjesusatuni.com.
Arthur and I are big believers in storytelling the Bible and we’ve been working on that recently. When I was asked to speak to a church group in Songea, I gave storytelling Jephthah’s daughter a go. In the next post I’ll give some of the group’s responses, but first, here’s […]
‘Oh, this is amazing!’ I said to my sister Jess as I took a sip of my chocolate milkshake with real Flake bits in it. In honour of her visit, we were visiting the new (only?) cafe in town, at the big fancy hotel. She turned to me and said, […]
Reading Macchia’s ‘Global Pentecostalism and Baptism in the Spirit’, I found myself asking in what sense his argument is global. It seems that in the western Pentecostal crisis about the efficacy of ‘baptism in the Spirit’, Pentecostal theological method as practiced in the majority world has come to be seen, […]
Monster, Walter Dean Myers Steve Harmon is on trial for felony murder. Was he part of the team whose robbery went wrong and resulted in the murder of a drugstore in Harlem, USA? A budding filmmaker, Steve’s story is mostly told through a screenplay he writes about his trial. He’s […]
I had an experience almost twenty years ago where I went to Adelaide’s foremost pentecostal church and discovered that they thought I hadn’t experienced the fullness of the Spirit because I hadn’t spoken in tongues. These days at that church, speaking in tongues still features, but it’s not the centrepiece […]
Earlier this week I shared some of the wonderful things about my Swahili literature course, but my lecturer deserves a post all of her own. Though I was introduced to her on a first name basis (since we are theoretically equals), I quickly began to call her Madam Sanga, as […]