Steve Bremner

Author, Podcaster & Missionary to Peru

The Seven Lies of Living Cross Culturally | The Culture Blend

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  I just read this article over at The Culture Blend, People who live cross-culturally, for any significant portion of their lives, are often duped. When we first choose to live as foreigners we are prime for the suckering.  We are wide eyed and overflowing with enthusiasm.  We soak up everything that Lonely Planet, Rosetta Stone and Wikipedia […]

The Mr Miyagi School of Supernatural Rest | Podcast


Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 55:19 — 25.5MB) Subscribe to our Podcast iTunes | RSS | More Subscription Options   This week we had Jeremy Mangerchine back on the podcast, and we discussed his newest book, The Quitter’s Manual: Finding Rest in a World Gone Busy. The last time I talked with Jeremy […]

When Is It OK To Oppose Church Leadership?


  “Never have I seen a nation so honoring and proud of the role of President and yet so dishonoring and undermining of the President himself as the United States.” That is how Anna Burgess’s most recent blog post began in which she proceeded to talk about how we should respond to leaders we disagree […]

Fifty Shades of Grey Matter | Podcast


Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:39:00 — 45.5MB) Subscribe to our Podcast iTunes | RSS | More Subscription Options This week I Skyped it up with Dave Edwards for the latest episode of Fire On Your Head. We began our conversation with absolutely nothing planned, and it turned out to be a longer […]

Do You “Misremember” Stories You Share?

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I posted a blog a few weeks ago called “Do you know what your missionaries are actually doing?“, and though it didn’t exactly go viral or anything, I can’t help but think this whole situation with NBC news anchorman Brian Williams is like icing on the cake for some of the points I brought up […]

Being Disciplined Does Not = Being Legalistic


Or “Teams that practice at 6am win games at 7pm.” “Everything is permissible but not everything is beneficial for me.” The Apostle Paul Now when Paul said that, I’m sure he wasn’t referring to what TV shows or movies were accepted to watch. Probably not, since they didn’t have TV and internet in those days.  […]

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