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This blog section provides regular news and prayer requests from some of our public missionaries. Due to political and other sensitivities, not all of our missionaries are able to post content.

Nick & Trish Bekker Update

New Beginnings

It was with much joy that we finally moved into our new home in Blairgowrie just over two weeks ago. This brings to an end 3 years of "temporary" residence (Singapore) and 5 months of "close" living as the five of us shared a 2-roomed garden cottage in Johannesburg. Now, at last we have somewhere to hang our hats and call home, good internet access, and most importantly, an office.

Bekker's Bulletin

The New Normal

We've been back for just over 2 months now - the longest we have lived in South Africa in 7 years! Whilst a lot has changed in SA since we left in 2003, there is a comforting sense of familiarity...and its nice to be living under African skies again.

The Final Chapter: Lessons Learnt

Would you like a rusk my friend?” Lorraine asks as she sets a steaming cup of Five Roses with fresh milk in front of me. “No thanks” I reply nonchalantly. No thanks? Are you kidding me? I just said no thanks to the one thing I have been craving for as long as I can remember. My norms are changing again and it’s only been 9 days. How quickly we adjust.