Author: Daniel

Mission Sim: Ready, Set, Go

The greatest challenge of this year is at the doorstep: mission simulation. This week we’ve been setting up big army tents and starting from tonight we are confined to the terrain at the back of the campus for the coming…

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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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Quick Easter Update

It has been a while since my last update! Like I said back then, we did have a few busy weeks on campus. Those weeks went by well, though I was quite happy that they were followed by a two-week…

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A Busy Few Weeks

Just a short update here, as there’s a lot going on, but not necessarily a lot to write about. This coming Monday I’ll need to hand in a major assignment about church planting. There’s still a fair bit left to…

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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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The Big Picture

Being roughly halfway through the modules we have this year, I thought it would be nice to make a video and share about some of the things we have learned so far in regards to the big picture of church…

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Why Go To The DRC?

Yesterday I gave a 5 minute presentation about going to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Giving the presentation was an assignment, and it was held in front of teachers and fellow students. As part of the assignment, we were…

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