It was only three months after I had arrived in China. We foreign teachers lived in the company’s hotel, which would be about two or three stars. It was sufficient, but adjusting was still a big job. So, when a lady who spoke English stayed at the hotel, it was a big deal.
One thing that I have been very skeptical about is visions. Yes, I know that the Bible talks about visions and that they are real. But still, there is something so uncertain, so vague that I have found it very difficult to come to terms with. That is until … Read on.
When you know you have an assignment, and you love your work, it is very, very difficult to cease it. For several years I had used many different ways to get my visa to China. In April 2012 I received only a six month visa instead of the one year I had applied for. Read on.
The Foreigners working in China would get together and organise their own church meetings. This was allowed by the authorities, as long as no Chinese Nationals attended. Thus the Passport check at the door. Read on.
There’s this constant nagging thought “I need some winter socks.” There are many shops around and I often looked, but I could not find what I really wanted, to be comfortable and warm. Read on.
It was May. There were two students who came to my flat to ask so many questions. And that was the day that I learned about my own inadequacies. Read on.
Who are our teachers?
In the gospel of John 13:13-14, Jesus makes it clear that he is our teacher. We are to learn from him and follow him. Sometimes Jesus uses others to teach us, and that can be very powerful.
I had not been home from Europe long, when my four-year-old nephew came to spend the day with me. It was a thrill for me because I had been away for so long, so we spent an enjoyable time together. Read more.