(RP MISSIONS) Germany Update 3

Update; 6/23/17

It is nearing midnight in Landstuhl, Germany. The team completed our biggest objectives for the trip, so I thought a recap would be in order.

As I said in the previous update, for the week, the missions team was charged with running VBS for the Trinity Reformed Church (TRC) for their family conference in Beatenberg, Switzerland. Continue reading →

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(RP MISSIONS) Germany Update 2

Guten Tag!

An update from Beatenburg, Switzerland from the Germany team of 2017 as the second week starts:

The team, upon all arriving in Landstuhl last week, settled in, fought the jetlag, got acquainted with each other, and prepared for the week to come. The weather in Landstuhl was pleasant, and the team was well off walking around town, or taking a quick drive, to get all the supplies and stops needed. Continue reading →

(RP MISSIONS) Germany Update

I had left my laptop in my carry-on bag in the security line (which you are not supposed to do), so I was politely brought to the side to have it quickly examined.

The security officer was a young woman, and she explained the process and quickly moved a security wand over my laptop. She continued to look through my bag and smiled. “Going abroad?”

“Yeah,” I said. Before I could ask how she knew, she held up my plug adaptor for foreign countries. I smiled back and nodded.

“It’s a nifty tool.”

“Looks like it. Where are you off to?” Continue reading →

But Seriously, Let’s talk about Anime

Anime is a genre that many people are scared of. It is looked down upon in many circles, and for good reason. Anime has more perversion and ‘mature’ content that you would think possible, so it is dangerous to find one worth watching.

However, I care about story. I care about action scenes. I care about characters and their development.

And it just so happens that, so does a lot of anime. Continue reading →