No one ever bothered to give me an english translation for the word 'Gemeinde', I worked it out for myself. It wasn't hard. The Leipzig English Church meet in the Gemeinde Hall of the Philippuskirche (St Philip's Church), the Free Evangelical Church calls itself a 'Gemeinde', and I stayed in a 'WG', the german abbreviation… Continue reading Gemeinde

Speaking in tongues

[This is a re-posting of a blog that I wrote for the Moore College Mission Blog] Here's a random fact: in Australia we refer to the game of table-soccer (little plastic men on rotating sticks) as 'Foosball' which is actually a German name ('fuß/foos' = foot). But in Germany they refer to the same game… Continue reading Speaking in tongues