Mid-month news June 2024

Mid-month news June 2024 (from Jim Harries, +254721804282) Dear Friends, I am planning to present a paper at a mission’s conference in South Africa, 28th to 30th August 2024. I hope to be there together with the research coordinator of the Alliance for Vulnerable Mission, Dr. Marcus Grohmann, who is also to present. Amazingly, the…

End-Month News May 2024   

Reports from Jim Harries, now in Babati (between Arusha and Dodoma) in Tanzania. Promoting Development in Africa‘Wow, that is it’! I thought, when I came across this suggestion. The suggestion was, that the difference between ‘developed’ and ‘not actually developing’ people these days, is not primarily technology, political system, ideologies, education, etc. It is –…

Mid-month news May 2024

Mid-month news May 2024By Jim Harries, 10th May 2024 jimoharries@gmail.com See this video https://youtube.com/shorts/mYqXzRtICtg?feature=share for dramatizing of Palm Sunday at the Coptic church in Maseno. I often teach the Bible to many of those involved in this drama. ‘No Bible Schools in Kenya’ ‘There are no Bible schools in Kenya at which I can teach…

End-month news April 2024

Vulnerability in Practice Many of my readers know that I am very keen to promote ‘vulnerable mission’. (If you didn’t know that, then now you do – see vulnerablemission.org.) A benefit of this became evident on Saturday 13th April … I attend a particular indigenous church periodically (once every few months). I have done so…

Mid-month news – April 2024

mid-month news April 2024                                                                                       From Jim Harries, jimoharries@gmail.com Dear Friends, Just eight days to go to our next webinar, 18th April 2024, by Tamie Davies, (for details; https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/avm-webinar-with-tamie-davis-tickets-749048904437?aff=ebdsoporgprofile ) Indigenous Churches Much of my work in Kenya, consists of reaching out to indigenous churches. Here is a one-minute video I took of one of…

Mid-month news February 2024

    jimoharries@gmail.com (For archive of Jim’s news, see www.jim-mission.org.uk ) Language learning conference I am to be one of the presenters at an American-organised online conference focused on field-based language learning for missionaries. It is to look at best practices, coaching language learning, and connecting with experts in second language acquisition. It is to run…