Him? Seriously?

Donald Trump?  Really? There are many things to say about both American Presidential candidates right now.  They both have issues; neither of them are people I would dream of as an ideal leader.  I have no desire to dissect them both; many, many people have already done that.  There is only one issue I need to bring …

Admission Vs Confession

In our bible study we’ve been going through Oswald Chamber’s book ‘My Utmost For His Highest’. We’ve had some issues with it, but there have also been some fantastic things that have really challenged me. This week I was frustratingly gripped by the idea of admission vs confession. I’m not sure confession is the best …

Well hi there blog, my old friend.  It's been a while!  What have you been up to?  Me?  Well I generally work, sleep, get bitten by mosquitoes, get the odd stomach bug, sweat, mark endless student work, think of how lucky I am to live here, think how terribly inconvenient it is to live here, …

Belajar Bahasa

  I'm currently in Makassar (on the island of Sulawesi) for a month learning Indonesian.  I'm here with a friend from Sentani, Alicia (our school nurse), and we're studying at the local university.  So far it's been excellent!  We've learnt so much in the first week already!  Our teachers are so lovely and make us …

Exploring

I've had a really cool time recently exploring more of life here; there's always more to see!  Last weekend I went with some friends to a nearby island to have lunch with some locals they knew.  It was so interesting seeing a coastal kampung (village/settlement), not having spent much time in one before myself. There …