June, 2009

Unplugging

I am turning off the computer, and will be offline for about a week. Tomorrow morning we will be leaving...

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Thoughts on Today’s Game

Today, Brazil beat the US in a soccer match. Nothing new there. What is new is that the US had...

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Vintage Post: That Vision Thing

August 16th will mark six years of continuous blogging here at Comings Communiqué. In commemoration of that august event, I...

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Barbalha During São João

The June festivals here in northeast Brazil bring out the creative and decorative aspects of the culture, more than any...

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The Difference One Letter Makes…

Last night I was going perusing my student’s blogs, and came upon this post. I know he meant to say...

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Book Review: Jonathan Edwards, A Life

After reading some biographies, the reader comes away feeling like they know more about the subject. As I turned the...

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Meet Eder

Many of you will remember that back in October we had an adventure in the state of Minas Gerais, which...

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Come Help Us: An Appeal for Northeast Brazil

The following is the transcript of a recording made in 1955 by pioneer missionary Jim Willson. It was transcribed by...

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Al Qaeda in Brazil

I have blogged before about Al Qaeda using Brazil as a base of operations. The story below shows just how...

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A Little Time Travel

By my calculations, Itacyara and I are part of the third generations of BMM missionaries to serve in this part...

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