Over Easter I gave a Bible Overview seminar at a TAFES camp. The plan was to tell the story of the Bible from beginning to end in a way that could be remembered. I used 6 pictures for 6 stages of the story, telling it first in English, then in […]
Tamie Davis is an Aussie living in Tanzania, blogging at meetjesusatuni.com.
This semester I am auditing ‘Literary Theory and Development of Kiswahili Literature’ in Swahili! The main purpose is to push my Swahili forward, especially my listening comprehension over longer periods, but I’m also hoping it will give me more of a connection with students on campus. So far there’s only […]
Several months ago I wrote a very excited post on Facebook about how Dodoma now has a gym. However, it’s quite expensive (with no reduction for membership) and the classes weren’t at a great time for me. I went along to one but it wasn’t a very good experience – […]
We’ve done a fair bit of travelling in the last few months which has inevitably meant seeing lots of police. We had some early not so good encounters with police in our first few months in Tanzania so we are generally pretty nervous about being pulled over by them. However, […]
A couple of months ago, Mama Velo, our normal house mama, starting sending her daughter Esta instead of coming herself. We heard that Mama Velo was sick but then we heard that she was better, and yet, she had not returned. Why not? One of the things we learned in […]
I came to EU (as the Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students group at the University of Adelaide was called in 2001) because my Dad knew the staffworker and said it’d be good to go, so I signed up for Commencement Camp even though I knew no one. The lasting impression I […]
Today on the occasion of our eighth wedding anniversary, I’m recommending the best talk on marriage Arthur and I have listened to in a long time. John Haralson is the pastor at Grace Church Seattle which I found because it’s got a song that we’ve been enjoying on Cardiphonia’s Hallel […]