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Debriefing the year gone

How have you been using debriefing and review? At TAFES Staff Orientation and Training, I spent a couple of hours with the staff team looking back over the academic year 2019-20. This year has come with a sense of three distinct seasons: pre-Corona, Corona (March-July), and post-Corona (July onwards, when […]

My power is made perfect in social disadvantage

We’ve recently been hearing about the ways sacrificial love plays out in middle class Tanzanian marriages. And Tamie’s been reflecting on American Gospel, a polemical film dealing with prosperity teaching. And I’ve been thinking again about how my understanding of ‘weakness’ in the New Testament has changed. In Australia, we […]

To me of little faith

Today I joined the TAFES staff for manuscript discovery. It is actually a rare treat for me to sit in any Bible study and I came out of it super encouraged. We were looking at Matthew 8 which includes Matthew’s version of the calming of the storm. Gift (and she […]