Why thinking clearly about God matters in cross-cultural/global mission
Sep06

Why thinking clearly about God matters in cross-cultural/global mission

Note: Andy’s paper, “Righteousness, suffering and participation in Philippians 3:7-11: Integral mission and Paul’s gospel”, will be published at the 2018 Micah Global Triennial Consultation (Philippines, 10-14 Sept 2018), and can be viewed here. A short summary follows.  Snapshot Cross-cultural missionaries leave family, security, predictability, community – motivated by the gospel.  But what is their...

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Where Dreams Come True  (14/3/18)
Mar13

Where Dreams Come True (14/3/18)

“HOUSTON, TX., and BURBANK, Calif., March 7, 2018 – Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company, today announced an innovative plan to dedicate more than $100 million in company resources, including cash, products and services, to reinvent the patient and family experience in children’s hospitals across the globe. This initiative will roll out over five years, expanding the Company’s rich legacy...

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Heading back to Kenya (5/3/18)
Mar05

Heading back to Kenya (5/3/18)

In April 2011 we arrived in Kijabe for the first time – the last seven years has been a blur of joys, sorrows, faith-building and hope.  We’ve been a part of a team of Kenyans and expats caring for thousands of sick babies and kids, educating hundreds of doctors, mentoring project teams through millions of shillings of infrastructure projects and training many rural pastors.  None of this has been done in isolation –...

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Christmas greetings from the Steeres (22/12/17)
Dec12

Christmas greetings from the Steeres (22/12/17)

  Merry Christmas from the Steeres in the USA 🙂  We’re visiting family and some ministry partners and enjoying cold evenings by warm fires and Michigan winter joy 🙂 Most of you receive our monthly updates, so we won’t say much about ‘what we’ve been up to’ in this Christmas letter. (If you’ve not already signed up and would like to, click here). Instead, we offer a reflection and prayer for you...

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Home is where the heart is (8/11/17)
Nov08

Home is where the heart is (8/11/17)

Somehow we’ve been back in Australia for 4 months, and it has been a wonderful, restful, disruptive, precious time.  Here’s a quick update in pictures of the last 4 months…. Kids – Riley and Liam have navigated the transition to a new school, with different curricula, language (“Mummy, what does dobbing mean?”  “Liam, that means tattling…”), sports and a whole new culture.  This...

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