Monthly Archives: August 2009

Lessons in Culture

I’ve been in Central Asia over a week now. I am by no means an expert on the culture. But in my short time here, I have noticed a few interesting things that are different than the States that you might find interesting. (You’ll notice many of them are traffic-related. I’ve been exploring the city […]

A few pictures

If you’re friends with me on Facebook, you can see some more, but here are a few pictures of where I am. My dorm from the outside. I live on the third floor. My dorm room. Currently one of my other team members is in the room with me, and another will be arriving soon. […]

A New Friend

Finding your way around a foreign city can be difficult, especially if you don’t speak the language. But in some countries, especially in Europe, you can rely on the people you meet to know English. Not in Central Asia. The rest of my team and I have been feeling our way around the city using […]

First Day

Well, I’ve now been in Central Asia for about a day. I’m pretty tired, having gotten in at around 2:30AM last night, but I’m acclimating pretty well. I’m living in the dorms at the local university and classes don’t start for a couple weeks, so it’s just me and a few other American students from […]

Yard Sale Success!

The yard sale this past weekend was a fantastic success! We’d been praying about it all week, and I know many of you prayed for it, too. On Friday, people showed up around 45 minutes early (a couple actually even came by 2 hours early!), which we were fine with. Part of being a missionary, […]