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Home away from Home?

For the past six months we have been “home” in Canada, visiting with the many individuals and churches and organizations who pray for us and support us financially. We have also had the chance to share about what we do with several new groups- including two daycares, a highschool, middle school, Bible College and others! The focus of our presentations has been to share what it is that we do in Mozambique- as Rick puts it, we are “Pastors to the Pastors” training them to lead their churches effectively and … Read More

Put on your armor!

November 16th marked the beginning of VBS 2014!! It was 4 days of crazy games, great crafts, memorizing scripture, discovering God’s desire for kids and the protection that comes with using the spiritual armor God gives us. These kids have ENERGY!! Kids here LOVE to dance. We started each morning with songs of worship that the kids themselves lead. Complete with a dance circle and an 8 year old fabulous drummer using just a plastic jug and a stick. Amazing. During bible study the kids learned about a piece of … Read More

School Year End Party

November marks the end of the Mozambican school year and so, amid the excitement of the bridge opening just the day before, we celebrated our school’s closure for the holidays. Our largest classroom was jamb packed with the overwhelming turn out of students and parents alike. There was hardly even sitting room left on the floor! Prizes were handed out to those who put special effort into their school work. a Joao (School Director–below center) along with teachers and students who took achievement certificates home. What a great way to … Read More

Maintenance and Preparation Pay off

These past few weeks Lynn, Janette and I flew to South Africa for the annual maintenance on the aircraft as well as a number of other important appointments.   Although we anticipated a very routine inspection on the aircraft that would maybe just take a couple days, due to the age of the aircraft an unexpected list of inspections popped up that absolutely had to be done. So even though a normal inspection requires the aircraft to be taken apart substantially, many more things had to be taken apart for … Read More

Gimme Milk!

“I am in the milk program.” ” I am trying to grow big and strong.” “Is that milk over there?” “Gimme that milk.”   Orphaned baby who benefits from our infant milk program. What a joy to be able to help beautiful little ones like this! By Jenn Sanders