Life in a Mud-waddle – Nigeria

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Written on: Friday, 18th July 2014
From the Field July 13, 2014 This is taken from a booklet “Never Too Young” by Mary and Kurt Koenig A mud-waddle is a house formed with sticks and poles. Mud is then plastered over the sticks. The roof is either made of metal or of palm branches. There is a building behind the house Read More . . . read more

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Written on: Monday, 7th July 2014
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July 7, 2014 We were on the road again this morning at exactly 8:00 which turned into exactly 9:30 due to a broken timing belt in Enosh’s vehicle.  We had plenty of time to scour the supermarket’s shelves for all of the toothpaste they had which included a free toothbrush in the box.  We ended up with 165 toothbrushes and tubes of toothpaste . . . read more

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Written on: Sunday, 6th July 2014
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A few pics from lunch at Pastor Fred Ogendo’s place. . . . read more
6 July 6, 2014 When Enosh says he’ll be there at 8am exactly he means it.  He is one of the few punctual Kenyans in existence, at least of the ones who live in the upcountry.  There was no water available in the room this morning so we decided to forego bathing for this Sunday’s festivities.  Breakfast seems to be a mishmash of what’s . . . read more

Recoup and Booger Fruit

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Written on: Saturday, 5th July 2014
5 July Today was intentionally very low key.  Calls were made to some local people to make final arrangements for the upcoming pastoral conference.   We flooded my favorite photocopy guy with a good day’s worth of business reproducing booklets of the 14 pamphlets on various Christian teachings, a quiz on the catechism and sections of . . . read more

Some shots of Jemima’s house and our room a the Jazz.

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Written on: Friday, 4th July 2014
Some shots of Jemima’s house and our room a the Jazz. . . . read more

Road Warriors

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4 July Happy Independence Day!  We departed from Jemima’s early in the morning and bid farewell to our favorite Nairobi hostess.  Abdellah in full regalia took us to the bus stage in the heart of Nairobi captivating us with tales of Kenya’s corruption from politics to police.   We drove through a back alley to avoid parts of the traffic jam . . . read more

Travel and Delay

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Written on: Thursday, 3rd July 2014
First morning here at Jemima’s.  Slept a solid 6 hours last night.  I was delayed an entire day and had my entire itinerary changed from Phx/Chicago/Brussels/Nairobi to Phx/DC/Zurich/Nairobi with no stopover in Kigali, Rwanda.  Jemima and family’s generosity is still unmatched.  She went and got a phone for Sherman, did two airport pickups, . . . read more

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Pastor Matthew Ude serves as missionary in India, as well as periodically visiting Nepal and Nigeria.

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Todd Ohlmann

Pastor Ohlmann serves Faith Lutheran Church in the St. Louis, MO area and is also the chairman of the CLC Board of Missions. He leads short-term Mission Helper Trips to India, Nepal, and East Africa.

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Dave Koenig

Missionary David Koenig served his Lord for many years in numerous overseas locations including Nigeria and India. Now semi-retired he continues to serve with regular overseas trips to Myanmar.

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