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The Many Jobs of a Missionary~ Historian

Yesterday after church a teen girl asked me, “Do missionaries have to finish grade 12?” She has expressed interest in being a missionary, and I got the impression that she was hoping I’d say, “No! Missionaries? What education do we … Continue reading

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The Many Jobs of a Missionary ~ Septic Tank Builder?

OK, this one has a funny side to its madness. When we built our house in the village, we also had to build a septic tank. Most of the villagers have an outhouse, but we wanted indoor plumbing. You know, … Continue reading

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The Many Jobs of a Missionary ~ Undertaker

Sometimes missionaries find themselves in surreal positions, thinking to themselves, “I never thought I’d be doing this!” An extreme example of this facet of our job occurred this morning at 6:30 when my close friend in the village (Martha*) knocked … Continue reading

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