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 →

Book Review: Getting Started (Amy Young)

Adjusting to a new culture is hard work; there’s the language of course but simple things like buying food aren’t easy when you can’t just walk into a supermarket to buy it. Amy Young’s new book uncovers some of the practicalities of moving overseas as mission worker. It’s a great read, recounting the events of... Continue Reading →

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