Dear Blessed Brothers and Sisters in the Lord Jesus, I begin by openly thanking all of you again for your generous outpouring of monetary support. Your gifts to God allowed us to travel, minister and provide special gifts to both the missionaries in Burkina Faso and the people of Burkina Faso. We had … Continue reading Beautiful Earrings (Africa 2006)
We are many days into our trip and I cannot begin to express all of the fascinating things we have already experienced. It has been absolutely amazing. Burkina Faso is a land of few trees, a blazing sun, red, rocky "soil" and thousands of kind, friendly hard working people. We have been blessed over and … Continue reading Bata Bata Zing (Africa 2006)
Thus, the overwhelmation began to set in and we spent the trip home pummeling Andy with questions and sharing the joy and excitement of the day. The bumpiness of the trip, the hardness of the bench, the dust that covered every inch of our sweaty bodies and the blistering heat didn't hold a candle to the joy and excitement we felt and experienced with these believers in Christ from the other side of the world - literally. The things that we would have wasted hours complaining about were nothing in comparison to the joy we experienced worshiping with the saints in Sorian. The adventure was in motion now and we were soaking in every drop of it.