Meetings, meetings, meetings

CEFA’s whole staff, ranging from director to farm manager to village supervisor to cattle caretaker to mechanic, met recently to hash out problems and to share vision.   There is a weekly meeting of the main 6 leaders to talk about

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Visit to BB’s village

Roy & Kim were able to make an overnight visit to BB & his wife, S.  BB & S left CAR in haste back when serious trouble hit their village.  They lost an adult son in the turmoil, besides their

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On refugees

When is a refugee no longer a refugee?  When does the UNHCR start tapering off on the biweekly food aid?  How do refugees, crowded together in camps, or scraping by to live in villages, eke out a living?  How does

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Please keep praying for PEACE for CAR

We are encouraged as we see more and more Fulani cattle herders around Gamboula and the CEFA farm.  Thankfully there are clear boundaries so that the farmer and the cowman remain friends!  We are encouraged as we hear news of

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Please keep praying for our buddy, BB

BB is a gifted man of God, a visionary who actually lives out his dreams.  He loves people, and people love him.  He loves to share his knowledge, be it about the gospel or fruit trees or sewing, and people

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Blooms!

Wow, this week was full of blooms!  God’s creativity stuns me, over and over.  Praise be to our Creator!

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Bible stories

We continue to delight in telling bible stories, helping our friends across the river understand about the Lord’s faithfulness and grace.  We had a woman with a deep desire to learn more about God, join us last Thursday, from a

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Sharing some backyard beauty

Pink roses and gloriosa lilies climbing up our little water tank supports.  Lovely!

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Pizza delivery

I guess when in South Africa and you order take-out pizza, the motorcycle comes through the shop, where it is safely kept, and trundles down stairs or a ramp from the second story to get the pizza to your door!  

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Timothy & Elizabeth

Not a couple, just friends. Not ants in the background; elephants.

 

We just said goodbye to a couple of premed college students who had come to Gamboula to experience medical missions firsthand.  Interestingly, they were both attending Wheaton College

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