May, 2010

In The Land of Football

It’s World Cup time, and in honor of it I give you this video: H/T Riogringa I am thinking of...

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Musical Interlude: Beer and Drums Don’t Mix

Or maybe they mix very well… H/T Abraham Piper Enjoy this musical interlude? There’s more! Talk back to the missionary:...

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Things Are Not As They Seem…

As we hiked around the city of Caririaçu the other day, Nathanael and I happened on what appeared to be...

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Caption Challenge

It has been ages since we have had a Caption Challenge here. But when I saw this picture–taken today at...

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Book Review: Wild at Heart

Wild at Heart by John Eldredge has been on my list of books to read for some time now. I...

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Brazilian Stamp of the Week: The Opening of the Ports

A friend of mine found out I collected stamps and gave me this Brazilian piece from 1908. It commemorates the...

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Missionary Max: Prologue–Reach Out and Touch Someone

Max’s arms burned with the pressure being exerted on them. His hands clung desperately to the rope while below him—several...

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Why Missionary Max?

Beginning tomorrow you will be able to follow the adventures of Missionary Max here on this blog. Several years ago...

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Missionaries or Yankee Imperialists?

Missionaries who leave their homeland to work in another country almost always carry with them political baggage. They will be...

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Book Review at SharperIron

The good folks at SharperIron have published another of my book reviews, this one of The Color of Church by...

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