So this is my first blog and here’s the thing… I’ve said before I would never blog because I don’t feel like I have much to say to the world that is not already known. I often prefer to listen to those around me and hear what they are trying
Last Saturday morning after the university training finished on Friday, Verlin, Dayo, and three Ivorian CHE association trainers accompanied Professor Luc and most of his university team to Kodiokro. A few hours from Abidjan, the village of more than an hundred families is home to one of their fledgling CHE efforts.
HAIR FAIRIES I have discovered my super power. I wasn’t born with it, but it gradually manifested itself in my young adulthood, and is now full-fledged and powerful. I really didn’t know what I had, however, until just recently… It all started one afternoon, when I received a text, from
The final weeks of summer were a bit of a whirlwind and we have now bid farewell to summer with it’s long, warm days and have definitely moved into fall. Foggy, cool mornings await us, yellow leaves are popping up on more and more trees, the bright greens and yellows
What follows are comments from students collected during our week-long Community Health Engagement (the public health model of Community Health Evangelism) at the university. Dayo Obaweya, CHE coordinator for West Africa, told the assembled in closing statements that he believes their application of CHE will become a model used in all
As has become typical, this week has been an attempt to direct a swirling whirlpool of activity to have constructive rather than destructive ends. Urgent priorities of adjusting website code to more effectively deliver newsletters like this have competed with our time for meetings, handling vehicle registrations, travels, bills and
Jesus tells me to love my neighbor. Seems simple enough. But, is it simple? What does it look like to love my neighbor?
I’m so glad I don’t have to “figure it all out”, because God already has.
Verlin’s time in the U.S. to check on Debbie and attend denominational meetings failed to let him dedicate as much time for visits as hoped, though a few were made besides attending a family reunion. This time, the hodgepodge we live while managing family responsibilities apart for a little longer