I knew straight up it was going to be one of those days. I don’t know how, but some days just have a weird vibe about them and I find myself feeling more flustered than I would normally, less able to focus, pulled in too many different directions. The day didn’t start out badly, quite... Continue Reading →
We were supposed to be on a sand dune somewhere in Namibia… but coronavirus. So instead we headed to our place by the lake. As far as back up plans go, we really can't complain - but there are meals to cook, things to fix, people to visit and relationships to work on. Our... Continue Reading →
Im constantly amazed by the ingenuity of my friends here. Their ability to improvise with recycled and found materials is always surprising and at the same time "of course"! The other day I turned up to a group who had just finished some metal forging using simple tools for bellows and anvil. https://videopress.com/v/4uFIseZW?preloadContent=metadata
We have been following world COVID events with interest over the last few months - as have you all I sure! Is there any other choice? Although I have noticed that my interest has started to drop off over the last few weeks. It has me wondering why? Why, because where we live in Mozambique... Continue Reading →
Hi all... I know it’s not quite Friday... but it doesn’t really matter! Here’s a look at what it’s like out and about at the moment!
February, in our neck of the woods, is known as hungry season. Most people have run out of food stored from the last harvest and they are desperately waiting for some maize to be ready to eat fresh, and some beans to harvest. Prices for maize skyrockets and people are generally getting by on not... Continue Reading →
Grab yourself a copy or head online to read the latest copy of the advocate - there are quite a few contributions from our (growing) team in this month's issue!
This is a post first guest blogged at stephenmcalpine.com and then the gospel coalition. Posted again here for those of you who may have missed it. One of the of the most common question we get asked when we visit people in Australia is this: “What can your work in Mozambique teach the local Australian... Continue Reading →
A few days ago my sister wrote a story about a feeling of overwhelming loneliness, an encounter with an old man, a story shared, empathy and encouragement. It was sweet and it touched people and in the comments there was talk of tears, angels, sensitivity, blessing and all things beautiful. But I got stuck in... Continue Reading →