Monthly Archives: November 2009

The Bible in five statements.

Dcn. Steven Hayes of Khanya has tagged me: Summarize the Bible in five statements, the first one word long, the second two, the third three, the fourth four and the last five words long. Or possibly you could do this in descending order. Tag five people.

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Twelve weeks of travel

On August 16th I began doing the missionary-prep thing full-time.  The first stage of full-time missionary-prep involves this amorphous thing that I’m calling “support raising.”  Other terms are “deputation” and “itineration.”

This means that, in order to function in Tanzania, I need to have a large network of folks in North America who are behind me.  They’re praying for me.  They’re keeping in touch with me.  And they’re providing the finances to fund all aspects of my work as a long-term OCMC missionary.

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Tanzania and James – November 2009 Update and Itinerary

Dear friends,

A certain man asked Christ what he must do in order to inherit eternal life.

Our Lord’s answer was hard: “Go your way, sell whatever you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, take up the cross, and follow Me.” Continue reading

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