First of all, prayers of thanks for all the preparations made in Moi’s Bridge, for the opportunity to minister to the people of Emmaus Milimani and to teach and encourage the seminary students in exile down in Kisii.  Secondly, for a spirit of patience and cooperation as we learn to communicate with one another and work together.  Thirdly, that . . . read more

So, what does "adios" mean in Swahili?

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I only start using Spanish when I feel stupid for not knowing Swahili. . . . read more
Sorry, no Nu-Wave ovens.  As far as I’ve seen, the basic kitchen is either start up a fire or maybe a gas powered burner.  I don’t know how, but they crank out some tasty dishes. . . . read more

Where to begin?

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Where to begin?It has been several days since we last met, people of blogland.  So much has happened.  Let’s rewind a bit, shall we?6:30 AM Sunday morning.  Nathanael, Todd, and I hopped in Pastor Jeremiah’s SUV and headed on over to the general area of Tanga.  We were supposed to arrive at a church for worship and the ordination of two new . . . read more

Himo, Moshi, and Kilimanjaro

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It is my third day here in Arusha at the lovely Caanan (yep) Hotel.  We had to change plans a bit leaving Saturday open due to an emergency in Pastor Jeremiah’s family.  He received word the other day that his brother’s daughter had passed away after battling illness for quite some time.  This is a time for mourning but they have a . . . read more