The last few years have been a wild ride for our family, as has been the case for many others… In 2019 we experienced significant displacement on home assignment, and 6 weeks after we arrived back in Tanzania, Covid hit and we went into 5 months isolation working from home […]
A friend shared this and I really enjoyed it — lots of layers, with messages for everyone. Nazif short film on Facebook The description from the producer, Film Lab Kenya, reads: Nazif is a man of Muslim background and the father of Aisha, his four year old beautiful yet hyperactive […]
[vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/107121665 w=600] Tanzania Snapshots are short videos on hot topics, an educational library of cross-cultural perspectives designed for our partner churches.
Last week Arthur and I went to see Eddie Izzard in his latest show Stripped. We’ve previously enjoyed his humorous take on European history in Dress to Kill and this time amused ourselves pre-show by translating the Hebrew paragraph on the backdrop. There were a number of other ancient languages there as well […]
Missiologists love to talk about the parts of the Psalms that call on the nations to praise God and there are a lot of them. But there are even more references to their defeat! On top of that, it seems to be God’s glory that is the focus, not the […]
This week I preached on God’s speeches in Job 38-42 at our church.
I’m mainly familiar with John Goldingay‘s work because he’s an Old Testament scholar but To The Usual Suspects, also published as Walk On, is a book of quite a different nature. More autobiographical, it’s a series of reflections on what it’s been like to live with his wife who was […]