The future of global mission?

“What’s the future for global mission? Why don’t you share something about the challenges we face?” So armed with some great answers to my question on Twitter I pulled together some thoughts which I've turned in to complete sentences so I can blog them: The church scene in the UK is changing. Overall the church,... Continue Reading →

Book review: Arriving Well

“Returning home is not something we do once, or even every time we come back from a trip. It becomes a continual, daily decision to be where we are when we could choose to be elsewhere”. Arriving Well: Stories about identity, belonging, and rediscovering home after living abroad is a short book (and cheap/free on... Continue Reading →

New Year – so what will this one bring?

Blog predictions for the year ahead usually turn out to be works of fantasy rather than examples of foresight. New Year resolutions are less an anticipation of transformation than illusions of self-improvement. Last January we knew that our time with BMS would be finishing later in the year. I knew I would need to find... Continue Reading →

Lessons from Peru

I learned some unexpected things in Peru. But what did I learn that might help back in the UK? Of course, I’ve come back to work for Latin Link but if I was going back to lead a local church I think these are some of the lessons I’d be putting into practice. Integral mission:... Continue Reading →

Unexpected learning

We’ve been back from South America for a couple of weeks now and as I settle into my new role I’ve been reflecting on things I hadn’t expected to learn during my time in Peru. Language and culture I knew that I needed to learn more Spanish but hadn’t really grasped how much of this... Continue Reading →

Broadening horizons

Our limited experience of South America has, except for brief stays in Lima and Arequipa, been the Peruvian Amazon. So before Neil started full time with Latin Link we wanted to broaden our horizons and visit some different places and get to see a wider variety of mission workers. So after a few days in... Continue Reading →

The end of an era

The warmth of the jungle! It’s been great to be back in Nauta for the last two weeks meeting up with people and settling back into our old routine. Our first week was taken up with the training week. We have really enjoyed seeing how the students have grown over the months, gaining confidence as... Continue Reading →

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