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29
Jan 2015

I grew up in a family that gave me the freedom to quit when I wanted to. In high school, instead of making it work, I used the excuse of needing a job to stop playing volleyball. I remember telling my mom that I wanted to no longer continue swimming or gymnastics classes because I did not think I was good enough. This was the same reason why I did not......

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27
Jan 2015

A funny things happens when you are in a foreign culture and everything is new to you.  One of them being, it is much easier to assume that everyone is taking advantage of you. Here’s a short story to demonstrate. In our building of over 100 apartments, there is one small area on the roof to hang laundry. In the wintertime, clothes dry slowly as the sun is sparse and the......

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18
Jan 2015

A video posted by Sara Martin (@sarita.marteen) on Jan 17, 2015 at 9:12pm PST //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js A little salsa dancing with these girls!! My brother would be so proud! #friends #salsa #Taiwan (Source: https://instagram.com/)...

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14
Jan 2015

Phil: I can tell that my Chinese skills are improving, even though there are still areas in which I wish I were improving faster. Last Saturday I spent about 6 hours speaking Chinese and there were only a few points where I felt uncomfortable and unable to express what I intended. When I arrived I think my skills were not quite a Level 1 in the Language Acquisition Made Practical self......

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12
Jan 2015

I don’t always get to explore but when I do it’s awesome. Explore #Taiwan with me #exploretaiwan Those cones though :/ Oh well...

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07
Jan 2015

Since Saturday, there have been four opportunities (not including our church service) where someone on our team shared the gospel with a Taiwanese friend who had never heard it before. The exciting thing to us is that we have been looking forward to this moment for so long. So many people have given generously, we have moved across the world and spent months setting up our new lives and meeting new......

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02
Jan 2015

Guess what we got to make today??? Dumplings. This was the first time I was welcomed into a Taiwanese home. My friend lives on the country side and it was a nice change of pace from the noisy city we live in. More pictures coming soon!...

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01
Jan 2015

I had the honor to study the Bible with four girls in the last two weeks. I met three of them through a University Facebook page where students ask for language exchange partners. I wasn’t expecting to exchange their Chinese for my Spanish! Beatriz, a Spanish major, was the first person I asked if she would study the Bible with me and she was brave enough to accept. The second time......

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