Posts Tagged With: understanding

Books: African Friends and Money Matters, by David Maranz

Part of our training to be a missionary has involved reading.  A lot of reading.  We have a stack of books about 19 inches tall or so, plus online classes.

African Friends and Money Matters is a collection of 90 observations about cultural differences in practice and perspective between Africans and Westerners regarding social responsibility and the use of money and other resources.

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Baltimore, Ferguson, and “Africa”

I was reading coverage of Baltimore’s riots last night when I realized that “America” probably looks pretty scary in other countries’ news.

Maybe even as scary as “Africa” often seems to people over here.

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