Tadaima (I am home)

Tadaima (I am home)

Monday was another early start. The time was ok, but we also had to pack our bags and put away our futons. My energy for early morning starts had just about run out, and that meant a run to the station and a dash past the members of Eifuku Minami who had also woken up...
The kingdom of God belongs to such as these

The kingdom of God belongs to such as these

Julia reports on our day at school on Epi Island. After two days and two nights on a small island in the middle of the Pacific one starts to notice things that are missing more strongly than one expected to. For me it was chairs. I really missed sitting on a chair....
What about the church?

What about the church?

If you’ve been following our blogs this week, you may have noticed something: we haven’t talked much about things we’ve done with Providence church. Sure, we talked about how the church is run, and showed you interviews with the pastor, Rory Shiner....
That post about the end of Mission.

That post about the end of Mission.

Kingsford mission was a blast for all of us. Not because it was simply fun, but because as Christians we absolutely love to share the gospel with those who don’t know Jesus and those who do. And Kingsford mission was an opportunity for all of us to do that in...
Day 9: Coming to a close

Day 9: Coming to a close

We enjoyed an extra hour of sleep on Saturday night due to the end of Daylight Savings time, and this helped us to summon up our last reserves of energy to enjoy the last Sunday of mission. Again the Sunday involved three services: a traditional service at 8:30am, a...
New Zealand Day 8: Game on!

New Zealand Day 8: Game on!

Today was a day of games with the team taking part in and watching rugby, soccer and board games with people we’ve met during the week who want to know more about Jesus. Some of the guys even played up to three hours of soccer in the pursuit of building...