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Spanish Pronunciation Teacher

Hi All,I`m looking for a Spanish pronunciation teacher, for one of our members going to Peru in April. (Joanna Benson is not able to do it this time, sadly!).If you know of anyone, or of someone who can point me in the right direction, please let me know.My e-mail is simonel@latinlink.org.ukThanksSimone

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Satellite phones for missionary and gospel work.

Our IsatPhone2 handsets have a single press assistance button and a tracking button.Our Inmarsat handsets bypass all ground communications and can be quickly configured to send a pre-written distress notification with your current automatic location to a number of pre-arranged numbers. You could also configure this to give a daily welfare update. The IsatPhone 2 also has an assistance button which, on a pay monthly plan, will contact GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center…

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How Do You Tell People You Are Going?

I have applied to serve with OM and am waiting for interview in October.  Church leadership was keen that I tell the church as a whole so they can all pray through this with me.  Have started telling people I know well this week and most folk have been supportive, but have had some seriously negative comments and am wondering how I could be more tactful/sensitive in telling people in future.How would you share what you hope God may be doing with your immediate future in a way that encourages…

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Useful Skills

What practical skills are useful for mission work? Have any of you taken particular courses or learnt something  that has proven invaluable when on the field? (e.g. First Aid, Off-road Driving, TEFL, Cooking, Knitting!)

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