January, 2012

Book Review: Sherman, Ruthless Victor by Agostino Van Hassell

If I didn’t know that author Agostino Van Hassell was of German origin I would be tempted to suspect he...

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Max Moment: Missionary Max Giveaway!!!

Amazon.com Widgets Have a new e-reading gizmo? (and according to recent research, chances are you do!) Interested in a free...

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A Thoroughly Christian Response to Cancer

I’ve tried a couple times to write an introduction to this, and have failed. I’ll make it simple. My Dad,...

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Brazilian Musical Interlude: Real in Rio

I have some issues with the movie Rio. I hated the entirely predictable glorification of Carnaval. I did not appreciate...

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Some Online Updates

The last few days have been somewhat hectic. Our boys began their studies in their respective schools, the youth group...

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Book Review: Our Last Great Hope by Ronnie Floyd

It’s only fitting that, as a missionary, every once in a while I should review a book about missions. And...

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Brazilian Musical Interlude: Chega de Saudade…Father/Daughter version.

Of all the Brazilian musical styles, perhaps my favorite is Bossa Nova. The soft, incessant rhythm–accompanied by a deceptively simple...

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Laughing Baby from Brazil

This ad is showing on TV here in Brazil. It is for a bank, advertizing their paperless banking. But the...

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Max Moment: Part Two is Live!!!

For those of you who have read part one of The Astonishing Adventures of Missionary Max, and are dying to...

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The Next Chapter

Many will remember the sad saga of our truck breaking down in Minas Gerais back in 2008, and how this...

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