Top 10 Tips from 20 Years in Burundi…

One US lady was sharing her testimony in Francophone Africa. She wanted to say in French that her past was divided into two parts. Instead of ‘passé’ she said ‘derrière’ (behind, backside). She went on to say that one part of her butt was black, one part was white, and between the two there was a great chasm!

Greetings to you all in lockdown (or not) wherever in the world.

This is a talk I gave at a missions conference in North Carolina called New Wineskins ( a few months ago.

Grace and peace to you,


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  • Such a great talk Simon!
    Thank you for your humility, honesty and timely reminder to live for Christ.
    God bless,

  • Thank you Simon – super encouraging!

  • Why do we need to be reminded of this all the time?!
    Thanks Simon, very challenging.

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