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It’s easier to give than to receive

In my world, anyway, it’s easier to give than to receive. Do other ministry people feel this way? We spend so much of our lives extending the hand of friendship; proffering hospitality; sitting down listening to others; advocating on their behalf. And I don’t consider that an imposition – it’s […]

Cross-cultural servanthood prayers

As preparation for St Andrew’s Hall, where we will spend five months preparing with CMS for our move to Tanzania, I’m reading Duane Elmer’s Cross Cultural Servanthood: Serving the World in Christlike Humility. It’s a challenging read, not because it’s stuff I don’t know but because there are so many […]

How Summer Encounter changed what I pray

Arthur’s been blogging through some of the content from CMS Summer Encounter. (Victorians, that’s the SA equivalent of SUTS.) It’s an absolute highlight of the year for us and not just because we love CMS and are applying to be missionaries with them. One significant change for me from this […]