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Visiting Vestine

Home Visits have been a highlight of this trip to me. New Mercies purchased large packages of food and household supplies for 10 vulnerable families…Read on…

June 19, 2019  /  Comments Off on Visiting Vestine

Finding Childlike Faith

Faith Victory Association brought us into the community these past few days. We have given each family rice, beans, sugar, flour, oil, and soap to sustain them for awhile…Read on…

June 18, 2019  /  Comments Off on Finding Childlike Faith

Kits, Kings, and Kids

After our morning of ministry, we got to visit The King’s Palace nearby. We also met the king’s special cows, who are of a certain species that sport spectacular horns…Read on…

June 15, 2019  /  Comments Off on Kits, Kings, and Kids

Cankles and Cops

rolling mountains and crops that looked like a quilt laid across the valley. On the way to the cooperative we saw…Read on…

June 14, 2019  /  Comments Off on Cankles and Cops

Final Reflections

After saying goodbye to Serge and Callixte outside the airport, we flocked to the free WiFi signal like moths to the flame. After being away from social media for 10 days…Read on…

June 9, 2016  /  Comments Off on Final Reflections

Dying to Live

The Pastor lifted up the grain head of a fully mature sorghum plant and quoted Jesus from John 12:24-25…Read on…

June 9, 2016  /  Comments Off on Dying to Live

Life Together

They enjoyed braiding our hair. My rose shoulder tattoo entertained them as well. They were so full of joy and love for us. Even though we couldn’t really fully communicate…Read on…

May 31, 2016  /  Comments Off on Life Together

Beware the Black Mamba!

Today was SAFARI Day!! We got to go see exotic African animals at Akagera National Park. It was around a 2 and a half hour drive up there to the park. When we arrived at the park we had a guide with the name of Anaklet, he was a cool guy. He gave us a briefing on the national park and the animals they kept there. And he also told us to watch out for the Black Mamba snakes…Read on…

May 31, 2016  /  Comments Off on Beware the Black Mamba!

Connecting and Bonding

After a few hours of work, Luke and Maxx complained that their arms were tired and started ‘accidentally’ missing our buckets and splashing concrete mix on our arms…Read on…

May 27, 2016  /  Comments Off on Connecting and Bonding

Tired Body, Grateful Heart

Wowza! That was very hard work! Fetching water was definitely the hardest part. The path was VERY unsteady, washed out, and was covered with gullies…Read on…

May 26, 2016  /  Comments Off on Tired Body, Grateful Heart

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