Everyday Life: Chinese Edition, Day 4 & 5 Sundays and Mondays

If you have not heard, I am a missionary in Taipei, Taiwan, and this week I am doing a series called “Everyday Life: Chinese Edition,” Chinese because at the moment I am taking 15 hours of Mandarin classes each week. God is doing some pretty amazing things in my life, so it is a joy … More Everyday Life: Chinese Edition, Day 4 & 5 Sundays and Mondays

I’ll Be Home for Christmas! And What You Need to Know about Taiwan’s Ghost Month

Don’t look now, but sorry for the spoiler alert… I am coming home for Christmas. Today I want to tell you about what “home” is like for a missionary, and the Taiwanese lunar calendar’s “July”…aka ghost month, or the month when the gates of hell are supposedly open. First off, Minnesota Bound: I just bought … More I’ll Be Home for Christmas! And What You Need to Know about Taiwan’s Ghost Month