Another November is upon us, the weather is getting colder, windier, and altogether unpleasant. Amid the busy-ness of life in general, we are about to enter the American holiday season — an undeniably important time of year, regardless of our location outside of our American homeland. “Always winter, never Christmas” Christmas and Thanksgiving are two […]
Communism is evil… right? Maybe.
To understand me, you’ve got to know something about basketball.
“We came here to work,” I told my pastor. “That’s why we’re here.” Even though work is the main thing, it shouldn’t be the only thing. This is a lesson too many of us have to learn the hard way, no matter where we reside.
“You will learn that other people just don’t have the freedoms that we have here,” she said.
The weakness inherent in most of the millennial-bashing “literature” can be brought out with a single question: Who are the parents of the so-called millennials?
America is its own world, that’s for sure. When I lived in the states, there were lots of things I never thought about — I just assumed they were the way things are done, period. However, when I moved overseas, I discovered that there were many things that are simply different abroad. This list is […]
Since my recent interview aired on local TV, I have gotten a few questions from friends and acquaintances around town. They usually mention they saw the interview, and then their face becomes a bit confused and they say something like, “all of us are trying to leave this place. Why would an American want to […]
In a world where things are constantly changing, we know that God’s Word provides us with unwavering direction for our lives. The influence of the Bible has been obscured for centuries in our location, but we are fighting back with a new online program for reading the Bible. Over the past year, I have been […]
I have not written as much this year as I did in 2015, but I thought I’d end the year by revisiting the most popular posts of 2016. Enjoy! I belong here. This was written after a visit to the hospital where someone made a well-intended but ill-timed remark about speaking the local language. The most important […]