Category Archives: Zimbabwe

The Right Tools- VIDEO!

I wrote a post a while back about having the right tools to study scripture.  It was featured at Shepherd Project as well…and I wouldn’t mention it, EXCEPT – we were able to also feature a video (the first…others will … Continue reading

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Z Blog – We are Champions

As Faith and I went around and met the women in the dorm room (read about that here), I shared with them why I wanted to capture their stories on tape.  I shared with them that while we in America … Continue reading

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Z Blog – Names

I wrote here about how my friend Faith took me around and introduced me to the women in the dorm rooms one night in Zimbabwe.  By the time we did that, it was already maybe two days into the conference.  … Continue reading

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Z blog – In the South, Relationships Matter

I heard a lady in Mississippi say that—“In the South, relationships matter”—but the phrase keeps ringing through my mind here, in Zimbabwe.  That’s strange, I guess because it’s not exactly the American South, but I’m learning that there are striking … Continue reading

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Z blog 11 – The Big Guns

Sometimes you know God is really serious about getting someone’s attention because he calls in the big guns.  God was serious about my friend in Zimbabwe. He’s the most delightful person.  So full of laughter and infectious joy.  There’s a … Continue reading

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Z blog – Roles in Evangelism

I heard Douglas tell his testimony three times.  Once he told it to me.  Then I asked him to tell it on video.  However, I messed up…and there was no audio… so I had to get him to tell it … Continue reading

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Z Blog – I Thank God Because…

As we were in Zimbabwe at the Back to the Bible Pastor’s Conference, I spent a lot of time asking the zimbabwe pastors about their testimonies, their stories, their ministries.  Every story involved incredible hardship.  It was inevitable – they … Continue reading

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Z blog – The Right Tools

In our conference in Zimbabwe, Dr. Craig Smith shared about the tools for Biblical interpretation.  He didn’t teach Greek or Hebrew.  He didn’t teach about using various commentaries and dictionaries and using a plethora of outside resources.  He taught us … Continue reading

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Z Blog – Smiley Faces

I keep getting text messages. Little beeps come throughout the day letting me know there’s a message waiting for me. I check my phone… a smiley face. That’s it. A simple little smile greeting me. But it’s not just a … Continue reading

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Z blog – Relationships in Africa

I had just arrived and my new friend, Faith, was taking us around, introducing us to people and showing us the campus where we would stay for the next several days.  We came across a man with a beautiful countenance … Continue reading

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