Monthly Archives: March 2015
Encouragement for displaced villagers
There are thousands of displaced villagers in C.A.R, people who fled from their homes and fields to seek safety. Many of their homes were looted and some were burned. Some have been able to return home and have begun …
Let’s rebuild our village!
Roy, sharing from his heart, about what it means to follow Jesus, to live that out day to day. He really wants to see this group of people understand that rebuilding the village is good, but doing it because …
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Roy’s a busy guy!
Trying to check all the things off his to-do list before we leave for a year’s home assignment in the states, Roy created this map on the side of our CEFA farm guesthouse. Awesome, eh?
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Alexandre, who learned beekeeping from Timothy Chapman last year, is busy harvesting honey. They have to harvest at dusk, because that’s when the bees are most calm, as I understand it. He’s holding large pieces of comb which were harvested …
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Thank you for praying for us on our Covenant prayer book day, the 12th!
I had had a very good visit across the border with different Fulani friends. One friend is finally getting better having suffered with filaria for some time. Now we just have to figure out how she can get her cataracts …
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Muslixms still in CAR
Just a heads up to keep praying for relations between Muslixms and non-Muslixms here in CAR. Pray for healing and peace, reconciliation and restitution. There have been tremendous losses and hurts on both sides, and we just have to keep …
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Just for fun
Local school bus! Six kids on their way home from school.
New use for a jakfruit tree – displays all the newest fashions at the market!
Jean Claude and his firewood collection crew
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A thought for Lent from Donaldson (IN) Covenant’s newsletter
While praying one day a woman asked, “Who
are you, God?” He answered, “I Am”. But, Who
Is, I Am? she asked. He replied,
“I Am Love, I Am Peace, I
Am Grace, I Am Joy, I Am Strength, I …
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Internet’s off, internet’s on, internet’s off…
It’s been a crazy month. We got the internet going for the whole station in January with new parts, then after a February big bad windy rainstorm complete with hail, the hospital lost their connection. It took me (Aleta), the …
People wanting to make things better
There’s a group that Roy just joined that is interested in making the town of Gamboula a better place to live. They met yesterday and spoke of reading lessons and weekly volunteer clean-up crews just to name a couple, and …
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