The SAMS Blog
The SAMS blog is a collection of works from our short and long-term missionaries out in the field, SAMS news, and other Christian outreach ministries we support. If you would like to receive the blog posts by email, click on one of the blog posts and then click the box ‘notify me of new post by email’ at the bottom of the post or just ‘subscribe’ with your email at the top right hand of the page. Join Us. Thank you.
What if you are looking for missionary experience, but you are not ready for a year-long commitment? Or perhaps you are discerning if long-term service is where God is calling you. SAMS has a short-term missionary program that will help you discern the...read more
The other night, my thoughts about Giving were rocked. We have been studying spiritual giftings and the one for this week was giving. Growing up in Christian subculture in America, I have a very specific view of giving. The first thing to come to mind was...read more
Remember, you may click on a photo to enlarge it. The drummer and cymbal player, the head, attaching the skirt, the final product.15 SeptemberEvery night now for several weeks there has been a lot of drumming in the park across from the hotel, usually beginning...read more
14 SeptemberBetsy and Rebecca at the Vu's apartment, those very low stools on which nearly everyone sits at outdoor restaurants, the coconut jelly, top on left, bowl on right.After school, Principal Rrbecca Pham and Pastor Jacob Vu invited me and teacher Lheonie to...read more
This is the second part of my trip to Cambodia1 - 3 September. It is not related to my mission trip to Vietnam but rather is a side trip I took over the three-day Vietnam National Day weekend. I have been unable to size photos to fit but will try to add them...read more
It has been a while since we sent out a newsletter! Bet you would never see the day when you didn't receive multiple emails from us! The truth is we have really been busy moving into our new home in Villiersdorp and getting involved in the life of our new...read more