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Quick Insight Into Our Current Lessons

I realise that many of you probably have no idea what exactly we are learning during our linguistics year. So, I decided to write this blog to show you some of what we are doing. The difficult thing is however,…

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Mission Training – Everyday Food?

Here at the college, we have many great modules considering the things necessary for Church planting. Language learning, Bible-teaching curriculums, basic translation procedures, and living with limited technology are all things I expected to learn before coming here. What I…

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The Needs of Senegal

Having (hopefully) given you some insight into what Senegal is like, we can now move onto the promised sequel to the previous blog. With as much beauty as Senegal has, there is also a great need for the gospel there….

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The Beauty of Senegal

Having had the past two weeks be fuller with experiences than a sardine-tin, it is hard to know where to start sharing! My purpose for travelling to Senegal was to get an idea of what the West-African mission field looks…

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A Few Exciting Things!

Recently we have gone through quite a few exciting modules. I’ll give you just a brief insight into a few of these – just one paragraph, or one picture. Make sure you check out the last one for a special…

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Practising Culture Studies With The Yurok People

To fall with the door into the house, understanding culture is vital to effective communication. And if that sentence made sense to you, you are probably either Dutch or Afrikaans. Because “falling with door into the house” is an idiom…

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Thinking About African Missions

Last week included two interesting events. First, there’s a trip coming up to Senegal, which we had a meeting about. Secondly, someone who is involved with leadership in West-Africa visited us. The Senegal trip will be an “exposure trip”. That…

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Woodlands Survival

A robin in the woodlands.

A few weeks ago we went on a four-day survival camp. If you are wondering why this is part of missions training, remember a few things. First, the people groups we want to work with are unreached because they are…

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Volunteering in South Africa

This week I came back from my family visit in South Africa. I had a wonderful and relaxing time with family and friends. But while I was in Potchefstroom, I also helped at Bafenyi – a local, Christian charity. I…

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Looking Back On The First Year

Recently* I finished the first of three years of Bible college. I would like to take this opportunity to look back at a year which has been a wonderful blessing and real joy to go through. *Recently being a few…

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