Lawrence’s Leaves

Lawrence’s Leaves April means Autumn in Adelaide. Relocating to Australia from Jakarta after twenty years being on mission for Jesus four degrees below the equator, our first autumn in two decades was a season of falling down and lockdown. It is what we expected! We welcomed replacing the monotony of Indonesia’s hot-wet, hot-dry six-monthly weather…

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We live in interesting times

Well we live in interesting times. A number of our Aztem families have been displaced/ isolated/ locked-down/ relocated recently because of the COVID-19 outbreak – this has caused concern, changes in plans, and distress. Others have experienced ill-health including emergency surgery, are supporting elderly relatives, have been close to a shooting in a shopping centre,…

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Working Abroad with Purpose

Working Abroad with Purpose – the way of a tentmaker Glenn D Deckert  (Wipf & Stock 2019) This new book “makes overseas work and mission possible”. It draws on the experience of the author and his family of tentmaking during 20 years in 6 countries. It covers 12 key dimensions of living and working cross-culturally with…

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