Category: From the Blog

  • Why I Wear Running Shirts (But Don’t Run)

    Every evening I walk around Barrouaille at 5:00 because it gives a chance to catch up with people, and is thankfully a cooler time of day.  Usually I’ll wear a collared shirt with jeans, but on particularly hot days I will wear a pair of shorts and a running shirt with the words Fleet Feet […]

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  • The Conviction of Where My Spare Moments Go

                          Last Saturday while cleaning the house I decided to start listening to an audio version of “The Inklings” an excellent biography covering the lives of four famous writers (JRR Tokien, CS Lewis, Owen Barfield, and Charles Williams) and regretted it five-minutes later. The author […]

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  • What Vincy Roads Teach Me about My Sin Nature

                              There aren’t really many cultural challenges when it comes to living in Barrouaille, but one has brought more stress and grief to me than ten normal ones combined…and that’s driving. The fact that roads on the island about comparable to about one […]

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  • The Power of Saying Good Morning

                    Hi, my name is John, and I am an introverted missionary There I said it Believe it or not, God calls many people with introverted personalities to share the Gospel in foreign cultures, and they win souls to Christ while planting Bible preaching Churches.  It may not […]

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  • The God Who Gives More Than You Expect

                      A few weeks ago I met with the principal of a large elementary school that’s less than a five-minute walk from my house about volunteering there.  My end goal was to start a ministry teaching Bible to children, but knew at this point relationship development is […]

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