Snapshots of Missionary Life: Pet Project, Pet Dogs, Non-pet Spider, and some other stuff…

I dedicated 2020 to becoming literate in NT Greek. In 2021 I am doing the same with Hebrew. View this...

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Reading List for December, 2020: Greek Gods, A Female Spy, a British Detective, more…

It’s the end of the year, time to finish up some reading projects, and cram in a couple others. An...

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Local Flavor: Light Show at the Train Station

Recently, the city of São Luís and the state of Maranhão restored the old train station in São Luís. This...

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A Letter to My Sons About Race

The other day, around the dinner table, I had a talk with my boys about race. Here, in the form...

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James 1:26 – Like a Mask on “Pocahontas”

If anyone among you thinks he is religious, and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his own heart, this...

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Sneak Preview from “Missionary Max and the Ancient Treasure”

The following is a preliminary version of the prologue for the as-yet-unfinished third book of the Missionary Max series. It...

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Merry Christmas from the Comings Family in Brazil

Last night we had our traditional Christmas Eve get-together with our extended Brazilian family. Itacyara was in charge of the...

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Snapshots of Missionary Life: Candid Pics, Ministry Pics, Bug Pics, and More Food Pics Than Normal

It’s been two weeks since our last Snapshots post, so we have a pretty good-sized picture trove to share today....

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To Your Tents, O Ebenezer!

Alternate titles for this post included “A Tent-ative Solution” and “For All In Tents and Purposes”. In case you haven’t...

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Destroying Leviathan: Some Thoughts on the 2020 Election

In the part of Brazil where I live, it doesn’t take long for people to figure out that I’m not...

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