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Our MTW Boss Visits Us

Our MTW boss came for a visit. Bill Yarbrough is the International Director for Sub-Saharan Africa and this past week he came to spend time with us for four days. Bill has worked intimately with missionaries for a long time throughout Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa. Bill has been all over the world serving and […]

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Erin Leaves Belgium, Headed To U.S.

After spending a month in Belgium training new MTW missionaries, Erin is on the move again. On Saturday Erin departed from Belgium bound for the U.S., where she will has several medical appointments. Erin and Mike greatly enjoyed helping to coach and mentor the 18 new missionaries. Mike returned to Central Africa last week to […]

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Language Learning For New Missionaries

This week at MTW‘s Cross Cultural Missions Internship in Belgium the 18 new missionaries are working on language acquisition. The language training system is called Program in Language Acquisition Techniques (PILAT) and is taught by longtime missionary Nancy Craig. The four days of PILAT training is hard, frustrating, and very useful. The raining on Monday and Tuesday centered […]

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St. Andrews Church Of Scotland In Brussels

On Sunday Erin accompanied a group of new MTW missionaries to worship at the St. Andrews Church of Scotland, Brussels. The church is a Presbyterian church in Brussels, Belgium offering traditional worship in English. The pastor, Dr. Andrew Gardner, was born in Glasgow and preaches and teaches from a Reformed background. Erin and the MTW […]

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Church Planting And Life Together

The second week of training new missionaries in Belgium has concluded. It was a busy week of classroom instruction, cross-cultural interaction, and lots of coaching meetings. Mike and Erin continued to aide in training 18 new MTW missionaries heading to 12 different countries. Each morning this week the new missionaries attended courses on missions related […]

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Iranian Church Of Belgium

On Sunday Mike went with a group of new MTW missionaries to the Iranian Church Of Belgium. The church, located in downtown Brussels, was attended by about 100 Christians who were all former citizens of Iran. Mike’s group of missionaries took an hour and 30 minutes of trains and buses to get to the church. Mike, the […]

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Brussels Scavenger Hunt

On Friday our day started with a worship service where Mike preached a message on God’s sovereignty in missions. The rest of the morning the 18 new MTW missionaries received lectures on cultural contextualization. After lunch all the missionaries went out on a Brussels scavenger hunt. Mike and Erin went out with the missionaries to […]

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