It is many years ago, and he came new to our church. However, he knew a lot of people, more than I did. It wasn’t until I heard his story that I understood all the interest. Read on.
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.
With the explosion of education in China, many, many more students were going on beyond secondary school. This also made the way open for private universities to appear all over the place. I taught in one such university in the early 2000’s. The standards were really not that high. However, many people were happy to have their child continue education, even at a level three university. Read on
All this happened on Sunday night, 9th August 1987. Like most Sundays, I attended the evening service at Church. Around 9:30 that evening I got into my car and drove home. I had to go along Hoddle Street, and I am still amazed at what Father God did for me there. Read on.
Returning home meant having to dispose of quite a lot of goods of all kinds. Besides furniture and kitchen goods, there was also all my teaching materials. It all transpired in a way I could not have imagined. 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.
Also in China, but a number of years later.
This happened one Sunday morning after church. I was with my friend, wheeling our bicycles down the narrow lane to the main road. We were part of the crowd of about 600 people. Then I glanced him, out of the side of my eyes. 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.