Barbara Kindschi

Barbara Kindschi

Barbara Kindschi has been privileged and challenged to teach English in China, Myanmar, Laos, and most recently, Mongolia. Her classes have been filled with undergrads, professors, accountants, hotel employees, monks, government workers, and beauty pageant contestants. They continue to be both her students and teachers as she now tutors online.

Barbara is also part of a team at Thrive Connectionwriting daily devotionals to encourage women in their faith and life overseas.

 

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The Students Who Taught the Teacher

It’s my prayer that one day all Chinese children with challenges like Hannah’s will pray to my God as well as have the educational opportunities they need.

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What China Offers

China has five main service groups currently helping children up to age 20 who have learning disabilities: government organizations, families, private schools and education companies, foreign workers, and local churches.

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Special Education through a Teacher’s Eyes

As an English-language teacher of adults, I was quite unaware of the needs or developments in the field of special education in China.

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A Superlative Sabbath

In all our discussions on what to sing or study, when and where to meet and for how long, to have snacks or not, who was to teach—there was never a thought of not meeting.

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Why Not Shout Together?

The Joy of the Resurrection

“He’s the Lamb! They always killed a lamb at that time! He died at that time. He’s the Lamb that died—but he came back to life!”

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I Wish They Knew

A university teacher in China answers the question, "Do you have a list of things you wish foreigners knew when they came to your campus?”

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Cancel Christmas?

Merry Christmas! May you be filled with the joy of Jesus’ birth; the news that cannot be canceled.

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No Language Requirement

China has offered me the most experiences for worshiping outside of my culture and this morning my mind wandered back to my first Sunday morning there.

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Now We Know

The shared experience of sharing space. 

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Unwrap the Gift

A Thanksgiving letter.