Posts made in June, 2012

Home at last!

Posted by on Jun 24, 2012 in Swaziland | 0 comments

We are back safe and sound in Indy! Our trip was so amazing. It was so great to see everyone grow and change throughout our trip. One of the highlights of our trip was when when had the chance to visit the Global Leadership Academy where leaders all over Africa come to be discipled, built up and sent out to be leaders all over Africa. During the few hours we spent with these leaders we all had the chance to share our stories and they got the chance to share their story. It was amazing to see...

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Headed home!

Posted by on Jun 22, 2012 in Swaziland | 0 comments

Hey all, we are headed out on our over 24 hour journey home tomorrow. We will leave here tomorrow morning at 11:00 Swazi time for Joburg and then fly into Atlanta! We will be back at 11:45 on Sunday morning in Indy. Please pray for safe and smooth travel and quick adjustment to the time change when we return. Love you all! Thanks for much for your prayers…they made a huge difference during our time here!

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Meeting my sponsored child Temaqusi

Posted by on Jun 21, 2012 in Swaziland | 0 comments

It was our first day at the Care Pointe. I didn’t know a lot about my sponsored child, Temaqusi. I knew she had just turned four in February and today would be the day I would meet her. When we arrived at the Care Pointe there were a few kids hanging around the kitchen area. I picked up little Wendy and held her for a while. A hour or so later we were all sitting asking the head make (the head cook, pronounced magay, with a long a) what the children’s names were. This little girl...

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Njojane – church kickoff, vbs, & chicken day

Posted by on Jun 20, 2012 in Swaziland | 2 comments

Today was nothing short of amazing. We started are last day in Njojane with chicken day. 30 live chickens were brought to the Care Pointe and the bomake (women who volunteer at our Care Pointe) and some members of our team helped prepare them. And yes…if your thinking what you do to prepare a chicken it does involve killing them…and some members of our team did participate in that. I’ll let them tell you about that first hand. It was a huge blessing to our kids to get to eat...

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Hope in Njojane

Posted by on Jun 19, 2012 in Swaziland | 1 comment

A few months ago I posted this blog.. Hope in the Midst of Heartbreak This was Sandizo 4 months ago…. And this is Sandizo and his family now… This little guy has been on my heart since I read his story so I was anxious to meet him and see how he was doing. Before I could even ask Stephen and Krista started talking about these three little boys and the progress they were making. Stephen and Krista brought them clean clothes, which they were wearing when we arrived. After spending...

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