Proud to be an Aussie

I’m partly Australian – don’t ask me to explain what I mean by that :) But I have to say I’ve never been exactly proud to be an Aussie and have never really felt like one since I’ve spent most of my years in Singapore. Because John Howard was Prime Minister during most of my …

Missionaries expecting persecution

We are told that many Western missionary organizations pull their workers out of a place as soon as there is any sight of trouble. Advance will be very slow with such a mentality! If self-preservation is so important then there is no point going in the first place. God is always looking for children who …

Missionary to the Third World

My journey did not begin with a lifelong desire to be a missionary to Africa. The desire came when I began realizing there was more to life than the personal comfort in which I had surrounded myself—a graduate degree, a nice car, and a safe job. I was moving to Africa for selfish and unselfish …

What’s most important in my life?

I dunno whether I’ll continue to write much here this year. I think it’s a sign that I’m living closer to my dreams if I read and write less! It’s about living the life after all, not just thinking about it. No doubt, the mind is important. The two most important and fascinating intellectual pursuits …