Pictures: Victoria Falls

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Village Evangelism

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Thursday, our first day in Lusaka, we spent running errands trying to find tickets to Bulawayo, changing money, etc. Today we headed out for hospital visits and evangelism. We stopped briefly at an AIDS/HIV hospital but there was some program going on and we weren’t allowed in. We went . . . read more

Pictures: Congo and Zambia

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Map: Central Africa Visits

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Bus Ride to Lusaka

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Wednesday January 25, 2012 This morning we packed up at 8am to head out. This time we left Congo for good and headed across the same border once again unto Zambia. We rented a Taxi to take us to the Zambia border. From the border we took a small bus ( really a big van stuffed full of people ) to Kitwe. Kitwe is the same city where we meet the . . . read more

Cool Ethiopia

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Wednesday January 18, 2012 Flew from Nigeria to Ethiopia. I was here only for an overnight layover and to meet up with Todd. My flight landed around 8am but I didn’t get to the hotel until after nine, and I needed to leave for the airport again the next morning around 6:30am so I didn’t get much of a chance to see or enjoy Ethiopia. . . . read more

Arrical in DRC

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Thursday January 19, 2012 Arrived in Democratic Republic of Congo. The airport in Lubumbashi is undoubtedly the worst I have ever been in. Todd told me stories of him and Nathanael getting stuck here when they came through, but we didn’t have any real difficulties. There was one small door from the immigration office into the baggage claim . . . read more

Muzukuza and the ELCC

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  Friday January 20, 2012 Busy day. I was unable to get my Zambia visa in the US, I just didn’t have time to get all of the ones I needed. So that was one of my first concerns on arriving in Congo. Thursday night we went to the Zambia embassy were I got the form and was asked to return tomorrow with $80 US dollars and two passport . . . read more

Shoebill Stork

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Saturday January 21, 2012 Not as much going on today. We visited the other of Muzukuza’s two churches and then we went to the zoo. They were charging extra money for cameras and I didn’t think the zoo would be worth it so I didn’t bring my camera in. But it turned out to be a decent zoo. They had lions, tigers, crocodiles, . . . read more

The Singing Bus

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Sunday January 22, 2012 Sunday and Monday were set aside to visit with Yumba of the CCLC. He wanted us to visit with some churches he has started working with right across the Zambian border. We have to be back to Lubumbashi Monday night so that we can have the combined pastoral conference ( CCLC and ELCC ) on Tuesday. So we are headed across the . . . read more