So, we got some things wrong about student ministry in Tanzania, but a number of things we said during our pre-departure deputation in Australia have been confirmed. For example: We said that we would be joining in with what God is already doing here, rather than pioneering something new. At […]
I recounted a conversation about missionary legacy in an article for Eternity recently. In it, I hinted that this is not the only way to view missionaries, and I thought I’d fill that out a bit. Our friend from the article, the one staying with us, gave us his perspective […]
Peter Temu is an economist who has taught in Kenyan and Tanzanian universities, served in the Tanzanian government, and advised the UN in various capacities. His Tanzania: My Country as I see it is an edited version of a series of articles that originally appeared in The Guardian from 2008-2009. It […]
I won’t be watching the Royal Wedding on Friday. That’s mainly because we booked in dinner with friends before we realised the clash, shock horror! But I can’t say I feel ambivalent towards it either. In fact, I’ve been feeling sort of upset about it and not sure why. I’ve […]
We just got back from a retreat with our college learning community. Rhys Bezzant is hoping to stitch together spiritually sustainable Christian leaders who are prepared for the long haul of a life of adversity. He took us through two studies on Jesus’ letters to the church of Smyrna and […]
Anglican Church League have yummy mandarines in their logo. They also have Mark Thompson’s useful thoughts on Christian leadership, noting just how subversive it is — something we were getting at earlier.
Part 1, part 2, part 3 Marriage is a microcosm of human society. A key aspect of this micro level is headship in marriage.