Intern Corner: Eric’s Experience

Intern Corner: Eric’s Experience

As his time in Europe comes to a close, Eric shares some of his experience here in Germany. We are grateful for his contributions to the team and in aiding the sharing of the Gospel in Europe. “I have been working with eDOT in Kandern, Germany for about 1.5 months now, and wanted to reflect on a few experiences and things I have learned while […]

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5 Things You Need to Know Before Attending a Hackathon

5 Things You Need to Know Before Attending a Hackathon

We’ve shared a lot about our upcoming Hackathon and realize many of you may be curious as to what a Hackathon actually entails. In short, a Hackathon is an event in which multiple people meet to engage in collaborative computer programming. The event will often last several days and include long blocks of work time. When we asked the team what people need to know before […]

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10 Things To Do in Kandern

10 Things To Do in Kandern

#1 Get a view of the town Kandern may be small, but it offers a big view. Nestled at the base of the Black Forest, surrounded by  mountains, and peppered with hiking trails, there are plenty of photo ops in and around Kandern. Be sure to make the uphill hike and get a view looking down on the town. You won’t regret it. #2 Enjoy […]

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#HackKandern17

#HackKandern17

Do you know a techie or graphic designer who loves Jesus and would want to use their technical skills on a missions trip? Please share this video with them and invite them to Hackathon Kandern 2017. The deadline to register is March 15

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Intern Corner: Welcome, Eric!

Intern Corner: Welcome, Eric!

Our little team here in Kandern had the privilege of welcoming a new intern last month. Hear from Eric on how God is using him and his skills here with eDOT:     Hello, my name is Eric, and I am a computer programmer from Ontario, Canada. I am spending the next 2 months with eDOT, helping out with a few development projects that they […]

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A Whole New World

A Whole New World

Like Ria, many people aren’t sure how to understand the work of eDOT. A missionary working in technology can be a difficult concept to grasp. Such a role is not traditional, it is not focused on a specific people group or country, and in fact, it often doesn’t include face-to-face interaction in all. How can such group call themselves missionaries? How can such people be helping people and […]

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Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

Help us meet our goal on November 29th With the popularity of Black Friday and the recent emergence of Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday gives holiday shoppers the opportunity to give to a worthy cause during the holiday season. This year, our Giving Tuesday goal is to raise $1,000. All Giving Tuesday gifts will go toward Hackathon Kandern 2017. Hackathon Kandern is a short-term missions opportunity for […]

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8 Ways to Help New Missionaries (From Home)

8 Ways to Help New Missionaries (From Home)

As our friend and colleague Jacob celebrated and reflected upon his “3 year Deutschiversary” (anniversary in Deutschland), he put some thoughts into blog format and started some great conversation about helping newcomers to the field. Whether you’re a new(ish) missionary and are looking for someone who can relate, or whether you love a missionary and want to show them that you are behind them, this conversation […]

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When you realize who your neighbor is….

When you realize who your neighbor is….

I came to class late today. I did not have a good reason; I was just running a bit late. I was also thinking of reasons why I might need to leave early… (I know, I shouldn’t be thinking of excuses to skip class!) The class went on as usual, except that today I sat next to one of the newer students, Hassan*. I know […]

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Exploring Moria

Exploring Moria

I should have been managing the tea line after dinner, but because of a near riot they closed the tea tent, leaving me without a set task (see in my last blog). So I decided to wander and explore in the dark. The whole of Moria Prison (see map) is laid out as a big rectangle on the side of a steep valley with terraced […]

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