Monthly Archives: September 2013

Mae La camp

This week I and my flatmate, who is also doing similar stuff through Partners, went to Mae La refugee camp to see the school and start teaching. Monday his week I got to see a teenage elephant being walked around … Continue reading

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Rice farming near Mae Sot

Having an interest in horticulture and biology, I decided, once I’d visited the experimental/training farm run by Partners, that I should write a short blog post on it. Traditional rice farming is intensive farming and nearly all farmers stick to … Continue reading

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Watering the flocks

Jacob goes to visit his uncle. When he’s nearly there he meets some shepherds. “As he looked, he saw a well in the field, and behold, three flocks of sheep lying beside it, for out of that well the flocks … Continue reading

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What does it mean to be a Christian

What does it mean to be a Christian? is it to convert other people to Christianity ie the great commission? Is it to serve others “whoever desires to become great among you, let him be your servant”? is it to love others “Love your … Continue reading

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Abram’s faith

Abram/Abraham is used in the new testament as an example of faith. But while in some things Abram trusted God from the start, eg leaving the land of his ancestors, in other things, eg the promise of decendants, his faith … Continue reading

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