I was recently reminded about the power of planting seeds. There is a species of tree found in Africa known as the Baobab. This tree can grow nearly 100 feet tall and 40 feet wide. They take about 15-20 years to grow and can live over 1000 years. Baobabs are also known as the “Treeaaa
It has been an interesting year, but I have to say that it has still been a good year. Yes, this year has been a series of unexpected, unprecedented, and unpleasant events, but at the same time, there has not been an absence of good things happening. Psalm 23:6a from The Passion Translation says, “Soaaa
January, February, March, and April – 2019 has been a great year so far! Besides helping to lead the youth ministry at our main church branch in Francistown, I have been helping to establish and oversee the youth ministries at all five of our branch churches. I have been doing lots of traveling! So far, I have paidaaa
Dumelang (Hello, in Setswana)! 2017 has been my favorite year of ministry so far! Ministry is about meeting needs, but I’ve learned that I can’t meet them all. It’s easy to think that meeting every need is the sacrificial duty of a missionary, but that usually results in operating in one’s own strength, which ofaaa
2016 marked my fourth year as a missionary in Botswana. There are still mornings when I wake up and think, “YES! I woke up in Africa!” Here’s what I was up to last year… One of my goals for 2016 was to learn how to speak Setswana, so I enrolled in a 9-week Setswana course.aaa
Okay, maybe it hasn’t been prehistorically long, but it has been a while since I last sent out a proper update. I’ve definitely been keeping myself busy, so please read on to catch up on the highlights of what I’ve been up to the past year! Early last year I had the pleasure of buildingaaa
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I apologize for not updating everyone in a while! Between the busyness of returning to Botswana and internet issues, I struggled to find the time to keep everyone updated. Please know that I am alive, I’m back in Botswana, and I’m excited as ever about what God has called me to do here :) Clickaaa
Quick recap on the past few months. Been doing a lot of traveling! Also glad to be able to share with you about an exciting new project I’ll be launching when I return to Botswana this fall!
I know it’s been a while, but here’s my first newsletter update for the year. Africa has been so awesome, I’ve decided to extend my stay – for another 3 years! Also, I’m currently in the States and have been enjoying my time visiting with family and friends!