Sharon Pittman, PhD – Malawi: “The Hardest, Yet Most Rewarding Job I’ve Ever Done!”

While some may opt for beach time with the grandkids, my retirement is anything but sand and sun!  Each day I leave for my Malawi Adventist University office as the Vice-Chancellor (President), to trek either the dusty (dry season) or the muddy path (rainy season) from my home to begin a new day.  The harmonious…

Daniel Duffis Jr. – Brazil: “I Ate Like A God in Brazil: The Importance of Contextualization and Empathy”

Cachoeira is a small, historical, inland city in the state of Bahia, Brazil, located about a ten-minute drive from the Adventist College where I spent the last six months serving as a volunteer teacher and missionary. Working with a full schedule throughout the week, I enjoyed escaping to this little town on various Saturday evenings to…

Devotional: “The Joy of Getting”

Does anyone else feel it? It’s not the magic of Christmas, it’s the pressure. And for some reason it’s so bad this year that even writing this devotional is a challenge. I’m racking my brain (and maybe even the internet) for a warm Christmas story, or a new angle on the original Christmas story, or…something.…