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Africa or Bust!

Over the next two weeks, I am going to be helping the "Going Global" effort of Pastor Tom, Lane Lewis, and Judy Schultz by posting updates of their trip on my blog. I am excited to see what God will … Continue reading

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It’s All Good!

Worship in Derre, Mozambique vs Napeville, Illinois … a couple of observations: Sermons: My entire message in Derre was 20 minutes. Stateside giving the same sermon; 3-4 minutes tops. Shorter message / Longer presentation time. Having someone translating every word … Continue reading

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1st Step … Almost There!

We are close to taking our 1st step in developing the Our Saviour’s response to the needs of Africa. As close as we are to choosing World Vision as a partner; the team felt it was necessary to do one … Continue reading

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No electrcity

One of the ways the Africa Leadership Team will sense Mission Africa is being successful is whether or not education occurs.  Education on both continents will be a sure sign of success.  So, here’s one of the first lessons I … Continue reading

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Casting the Vision for Africa

Doing God’s work can be exhausting (see pictures on left). But day in and day out, the dedication and commitment of our members humbles me. Tirelessly, people work on being the church God has in mind. Tuesday, our team of … Continue reading

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We’re back!!!

Sorry about the delay in posting blog updates. Bill and I knew that we would have no internet access out in the field visiting the Area Development Project in Derre Mozambique, but we had hoped to get something new posted … Continue reading

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The Next Leg of the Journey Begins

Today was the final day of training before leaving for each of our Area Development Projects. An ADP is a specific area in a country where World Vision has made a commitment to partner with local leaders to improve the … Continue reading

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22 Million

Pretoria, South Africa 30 January 2008 I spoke with Tuula today and she told me of the crazy weather in Chicagoland. Our training began today and it was quite hot in the room. With jet lag and 5 hours of … Continue reading

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Everyone has arrived and settled in

Today we shifted hotels to the Saint George. There are over 30 people participating in this experience; pastors, World Vision staff, and volunteers from the various churches. Everyone seems to share a similar hope for this journey; that they would … Continue reading

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