Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Best Website about Countries and Their Cultures

If you are going to Nepal –or any country a Canadian might go to—to work or live, and want grassroots insights, the Canadian Centre for Intercultural Learning is your one-stop shop. This is THE BEST site I know of in … Continue reading

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making disciples of supervisors in a West African business

African owner-manger Brother Thomas, a USA-trained engineer owns a construction business in West Africa. Thomas travels a lot, so day-to-operations depend on supervisors. Turns out, when he travels, jobs don’t get completed and receipts don’t match cash expenditures. Well actually … Continue reading

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Adapt Business to Culture: An Important HBR Message

A commentary on New Business Models in Emerging Markets by Matthew Eyring, Mark W. Johnson and Hari Nair in the Jan-Feb 2011 Harvard Business Review. Please read the full text. WHY I LIKE IT 1 – Because it highlights that … Continue reading

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saying I GET IT too quickly

If you love your own misinterpretations of another culture or person, you will look at that other culture or person with some disdain. You may say — “Not me.” But consider an English-user who writes the word OPENEN and means “OPEN.” Look … Continue reading

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“incarnational” – What’s common flesh got to do with it?

Incarnational ministry means suffering.* Jesus entered the world, and as it had been since the fall, it was a suffering world. One cannot describe discipleship, even as an activity that takes Jesus as its example, without giving primacy to His suffering. … Continue reading

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“making disciples” is making me a disciple

Disciples who have bits and pieces of Jesus pasted on them and run headlong as “missionaries” to their families, their friends, or the nations will find themselves torn down by the world and confused about their identities. There is no … Continue reading

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blob or missionary?

Two ways I avoid God and life 1) I’m caught up in the worry of the day and the details so that I don’t see the big picture of how Jesus has entered in and what God is doing in … Continue reading

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