Christmas in Europe

Christmas in Europe

Christmas in Europe is really something special.  There is a general sense of excitement and joy as people welcome this season.  German culture holds many traditions and festivities close to heart, without which it would simply not be Christmas.  Both the Advent wreath and the traditional Christmas Markets are non-negotiable here in Germany.  The Christmas markets especially are not to be missed.  Spending a holiday […]

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“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas . . .”

“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas . . .”

As an expat, especially as an expat away from “home” during Christmas, you sometimes just have to laugh. You laugh not to make fun, and not because something is “wrong”. You laugh just because it’s different … and in acknowledging this, you can find joy in the differences. For Dana, this means having a good laugh at the local trash calendar: “It’s beginning to look […]

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What You Can Do For Your Missionary on Giving Tuesday

What You Can Do For Your Missionary on Giving Tuesday

Since 2012, the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday is the kick off to the charitable season called Giving Tuesday. It was originally begun as a movement that celebrates and supports giving and philanthropy. As the world begins its mad dash to gear up for Christmas, Giving Tuesday encourages us to enter the holiday season with the right focus – a reminder and […]

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Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday began as a way to unite the world in a day of global generosity – an encouragement and reminder to enter the holiday season by giving where it is needed most. This Giving Tuesday, please consider giving in the following ways. Your gifts will enable eDOT to function and expand in 2018. $30 – lynda.com Training Your gift of $30 will grant a […]

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Exploring the Pathways: The Psalm Study Path

Exploring the Pathways: The Psalm Study Path

Soul Connection is designed to recognize the unique ways that you, as an individual, connect best with God. For many people, connecting with God through personal study is a powerful way to commune and retreat alone with Him. Read Miette’s experience as she explored a suggestion in Soul Connection’s Studious Pathway: I worked on the Psalm Study Path, part of the Studious Pathway.   I really […]

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Exploring the Pathways: The Meadow Path

Exploring the Pathways: The Meadow Path

One way many people connect with God is through nature — enjoying His creation. If this is you, Soul Connection has multiple suggestions for you to retreat and connect with God in this way. Courtney recently utilized this connection point through “The Meadow Path”, which led Him to a quiet hillside and pointed him toward scripture. Read Courtney’s experience as he connected with God in […]

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Exploring the Pathways: The Cross Reference Path

Exploring the Pathways: The Cross Reference Path

When Krista was asked to utilize the Soul Connection path “Cross Reference”, she happily agreed. “Cross Reference” is one of the pathways under the “Studious” path. Individuals who take the Soul Connection assessment and score high in “Studious” – meaning personal study is one of the ways in which they connect with God – they have the option to explore multiple paths of study, such […]

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Welcome to: Exploring the Pathways

Welcome to: Exploring the Pathways

Grab your hiking boots, your journal, your camel’s hair clothes, or whatever it is you use to retreat and connect with God. If you’re not sure what you use to retreat and connect, then you’re in the right place. The Soul Connection App is designed to help individuals discover various ways to connect and commune with God. The app will help you realize your best […]

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Ich lerne Deutsch!

Ich lerne Deutsch!

Having just arrived a few short months ago, Anna’s main priority is “enculturation”. This process of adapting to her new surroundings includes learning language, social values & behaviors, establishing relationships,  and other day-to-day necessities. Join us in prayer for Anna as she continues to adapt and prepare for work here in Germany, and enjoy her most recent update: I just finished the third week of […]

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Exploring the Pathways: The Acrostic Path

Exploring the Pathways: The Acrostic Path

Individuals using Soul Connection have an opportunity to take an assessment. The assessment offers suggestions on preferred Pathways for connecting with God (categories such as: Service, Studious, Worship, & more). Based on the assessment, a Path is recommended to the individual. The Path presents an opportunity for communion with God, taking into account how that individual best recognizes God in the world. Recently, Dana explored […]

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