It’s Time to Pass the Mic.

The recent response to, and the fallout from, #ThingsOnlyChristianWomenHear on various social media platforms was disappointing but not surprising. I have been a Christian long enough to witness the challenges that women…

I want to be a Hugger

Hugger noun one who hugs esp. a person who instinctively initiates the act of hugging. I am not a Hugger. This is not to say that I am opposed to hugging. I generally don’t resist…

Faith in Action Manifesto

We come from all walks of life. We are male, female, young and older. We are professionals, labourers, creatives, entrepreneurs and home-makers. We are husbands, wives, sons, daughters…

Bang-la Road

How do I reconcile In my mind In my heart What I witnessed last night? A young woman The commodity of 3 men –  Grandfather, father, son? Her eyes lifeless No flicker…

We live bent low

On Friday we returned to Tra Giac and got to meet a number of the students and teachers. It was both wonderful and heart-breaking all at the same time. We interviewed a…

Adopting a Village

After so much planning, conversation and anticipation – to be able to finally visit Tra Giac was a truly wonderful moment. Travel time was significant – a three hour drive south-west…

Pay it forward

Today we visited the town of Binh Trieu, approximately 1 hour directly south of DaNang. We walked into a government facility in which 30 families were participating in training on how…

In Transit

Today, after almost 24 hours in transit, I arrived in DaNang (Vietnam) at approximately 6.30pm (local time) [9.30pm EST]. I am the member of a team of 9 people scoping and observing…