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Leaning into Challenge

The past two months two friends, An and Deb, have been working with me in learning to tell stories that can inspire others. I thought you might like to hear my version of the day I heard unexpected news and how I responded.

…and one more city!

Well, we are back in the United States after almost six months away in East Asia.  I (Au) was concerned about being able to adjust to the change, not the least of which being the climate. We left Singapore when it was 30 Celsius (about 86 F) and landed in Newark at 3 degrees Celsius (about 38 F). Once at home, I quickly found my warm weather clothes that had been boxed up since last …

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Orientation to the New

The past few weeks have been a blur. Imagine, if you can, what the headlines might read if we published a daily newsletter of first weeks here in Singapore, as members of OMF’s Orientation Course. Norovirus sweeps thru the ranks of team during their first week together! Representatives from every continent for the 1st time! Team completes consensus building activity in record time! Accidental food poisoning surprises team! Au and Eunice ride a bicycle built …

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We’ve arrived!

On Monday around noon local time, we arrived after a 19 hour flight (with a layover in-between). Immediately we were drenched in the heat and humidity of the tropics as we left the airport. We are now in the midst of a 4-week orientation course. We are learning about our organization’s mission, vision, and values of OMF, the necessary adjustments and spiritual mindset for effective ministry in Asian cultures, and practical matters concerning personal health, …

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A Preferred Future – Send Me!

Good friends, mentors, and colleagues of ours at the Institute for Cultural Communicators have helped us to understand that having a vision is key to getting to a preferred future. Without vision, a people perish. Without vision, we won’t know what we’re striving towards. Let’s consider a vision shown to a follower of God, thousands of years ago. In the same year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord sitting on a grand throne way up …

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