Author Archives: James

Christmas and Islam

I’m in the process of getting some Carol lyrics from this site: http://www.songandpraise.org/ – they’ve got a great selection. But I keep getting a link asking me if I’m interested in Islam and want to become a Muslim. It’s just … Continue reading

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Prosperity gospel

We had a good chat with some of the small groups leaders last Friday.  It was exciting to hear their enthusiasm for reaching Chinese students with the gospel.  However, one person quoted Romans 8:19 and how we are “manifest sons … Continue reading

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Changes to China’s one child policy

China’s change to its one child policy has rightly hit world news.  Previously a couple who were both single children could have two babies, now if only one of the parents is a single child they can have two children.  … Continue reading

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The 1 – 2 – 3 guide to church planting

Church planting strategy is easy if you do things the Chinese way. All you need is: 1 location (and time) 2 workers 3 members and you’re away. (And 2 workers doesn’t mean 2 full time people who have spent 3+ … Continue reading

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Driving test

Just back after failing to pass my driving theory test (I got 75 and 87 in the two tests, I need 90/100 to pass) so I’ll be back there in two weeks time. Here’s are some questions to try out: … Continue reading

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Some useful Hebrew resources

I was looking for some youtube clips of the Hebrew aleph bet today, here are the best two I found: Also, as I’ve been going through Jonah I’ve found this (or rather Will Rubie found it for me) really helpful: … Continue reading

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Thoughts from a morning teaching Hebrew

… and some of these thoughts are quite random… 5.30am is an early time to leave the house. The guys who were already cooking for and the customers who were eating must have been up much earlier. There is a … Continue reading

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