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A few truths about a missionary’s home assignment

Suitcase open, suitcase closed, take a quick breath and on it goes. By plane, car, train or camper. Missionaries on home assignment are almost always on the go. How does it actually feel to do home assignment? Here at the Buchenauerhof we’ve already experienced many missionaries one home assignment and could learn from them. For example, the children of a family that had just arrived fromRead More »A few truths about a missionary’s home assignment

May baby

Keep me safe, O God,

for I have come to you for refuge.

I said to the Lord, “You are my Master!

Every good thing I have comes from you.”

(Psalm 16:1-2)

On May 17, 2018 at 2:51am our son Read More »May baby

8 weeks with 8 suitcases

  • Timon 

With 8 suitcases we traveled from South Africa to Germany. Until we can move into our own space in March we will have lived 8 weeks with 8 suitcases. 😉 So what’s happening in these 8 weeks and what’s the next step? Anni’s parents in Hesse gave us a warm on New Year’s Eve. Staying with them, we had a couple of days to “arrive” and settle down.

Next up were two very special weddings! The first was Read More »8 weeks with 8 suitcases

In Between

“So, how do you feel Anni? Do you look forward to Germany? Will you miss Cape Town?”  These were the most frequently asked questions in the past weeks. I (Anni) feel “in between”.

Between Christmas and New Year – between boxes and bags

Once again Christmas went by without decorations, baking Christmas cookies or shopping for presents. Rather, it came with packing boxes and bags which I was already a bit used to. Yet it was also a pitty not being able to spend the advent season with “joyful anticipation” for Christmas. But on the other hand, I feel more likeRead More »In Between

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