Posts made in June, 2014

Blessings of Child Sponsorship

Posted by on Jun 26, 2014 in Swaziland | 1 comment

While in Swaziland, Nicole had the blessing of not only meeting her sponsored children, but also getting to visit the homestead of one of them.  Homestead visits are typically emotional for an entire team, and Nicole shares her thoughts and feelings on this once in a lifetime experience… What does it mean to sponsor a child?  To the many it means choosing a random child from a stack and sending in your monthly contribution and receiving letters and photos from the child.  You never think...

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Father’s Day in Njojane

Posted by on Jun 22, 2014 in Swaziland | 1 comment

The Swaziland Team arrived safely home on Wednesday. We thank our prayer warriors for the constant prayers and want you to know that we definitely felt them. We saw prayers answered, hearts moved (and broken), and more hope than ever before. Since the internet was a little spotty while we were there, we want to continue letting everyone know about how God has been at work in Njojane. One of our greatest joys was returning to Njojane for Sunday services. In the past we saw very few children on...

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Two Amazing Days at Njojane

Posted by on Jun 13, 2014 in Swaziland | 3 comments

Two days. Two amazing days. Two communities on two different continents who share a bond with each other that is nothing short of God’s love in the flesh. The Connection Pointe and Njojane communities may be worlds apart, but each year and each visit bring us closer together. Upon arriving Thursday morning, we wanted to bless the Care Pointe staff with gifts to thank them for their unending love and hard work they put in every week to make sure the children are fed and loved. We’ve...

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Posted by on Jun 12, 2014 in Swaziland | 3 comments

Update for Tuesday, June 10th: Our day began with a devotional by Logan, the youngest member of our team, who reminded us to fear not, God will lead and provide this week. After a long day of traveling (and taking a few wrong turns), we made it to the Mpolonjeni Care Point and were welcomed by a large crowd children singing and including us in their games. Our hearts melted easily. By the way, candy and balloon animals are loved universally by children everywhere!!! Thoughts on the day by...

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Swaziland Team Arrived Safely

Posted by on Jun 10, 2014 in Uncategorized | 4 comments

The Team arrived safely in Johannesburg with all luggage.  Praise God all 22 pieces made it!  We continue our journey into Swaziland this morning and hope continue updating as we head to our first Care Pointe later today.

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