Monthly Archives: June 2013

“Let My Shame Go Where it Doth Deserve…”

I learned this morning that Sandra died in Mwandi, Zambia last Sunday.  Sandra was a young woman we have known in years past when our mission teams have gone to Mwandi, the granddaughter of an old friend there.  She was … Continue reading

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Images of Africa

As always when I return from a mission trip to Africa, my mind is filled with a jumble of images from the past two weeks and my heart is full to overflowing with a mix of emotions.  Our team got … Continue reading

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A Day of Farewells

It is 6:30AM in Mwandi and we are preparing to leave this beautiful place this morning to travel to neighboring Botswana so that the team can experience the beauty and diversity of this part of God’s vast creation.  We are … Continue reading

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How then Shall We Help?

Where to begin?  Our hearts and minds and spirits are so full today.  As always happens, as your time draws near its close in Mwandi, you begin to learn more and more about the needs of this part of God’s … Continue reading

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Devotions, Schools and Singing

We have had such a full day in every way.  We began the morning by leading the morning worship at the hospital chapel.  Several of us participated in leadership and everyone attended.  Our focus was the story of Mary and … Continue reading

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A Sabbath Rest

It has been a glorious Sabbath Day here in Mwandi.  The morning began with worship, as it always should!  The team went to the United Church of Zambia service this morning and there was joyous, Spirit-filled singing and drumming, but … Continue reading

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Ants, bats, and goats, oh my!

Oh, the creatures and bugs of Africa!  We have one room at the mission house where we are staying that is having an ant problem!  There have been ant-killing parties each night, an ant insecticide called “Doom” is being spread … Continue reading

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