Travel Tuesday: Monk-mobile Location: Pursat Province, Cambodia Everyone has heard of the Pope-mobile which carries the head of the Catholic Church on his official visits. In Cambodia we regularly see the monk-mobile.
Right now I am visiting Jakarta, Indonesia. This city of fifteen million people can be impersonal and easily bring on feelings of claustrophobia because of the mass of people. I am on a quick four-day trip to Jakarta to visit two projects run by Christians: One a printing company an
I think I have been to an Easter Service nearly every year of my life. I remember a few quite well for various reasons, but Sunday’s Easter Service here in Phnom Penh will be one I will remember for a long time. Some of the most memorable services for me include one sunrise service i
Travel Tuesday: Riding a Water Buffalo Location: Bukidnon Province, Mindanao, Philippines In the mountains of Bukidnon, the local people have learned to saddle water buffalo’s and ride them like horses. I am surprised that they are able to control them and even saddle them!
Last week I was driving to Kracheh province when I stopped to watch some kids playing along the street. There were about 20 kids having so much fun. Some were running, others were climbing but then I saw one boy sitting all by himself. He was playing a video game. I called to him
We rarely take the time for a staff retreat. With work in so many different provinces we were not able to get all the staff together, but this is most of them!! This year we are celebrating our 15th year as Words of Life Ministries in Cambodia.
Cambodia’s train has been operational but very dysfunctional ever since the Khmer Rouge used it as target practice for more than 30 years. Many of the lines were destroyed. Cars were blown up by landmines. Both Cambodians and Foreigners were targeted and killed if they dared to ride