Category Archives: Fulani/M friends

Barriers

As I cross the river back and forth twice weekly, I have to go through many barriers or checkpoints.  Some are for the CAR side, including police and immigration and customs, with the same on the Cameroon side, but with

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What is in a name?

When we arrived to a friend’s compound the other day, we found that it was naming day for the new member of the family, a 7 day old beautiful baby girl.  They make quite a big deal out of the

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Friends settling on our side of the river


On my way in to the mission one day, I came upon a huge herd of very healthy-looking cattle going in the opposite direction, ie, into the bush around the CEFA farm. There were big fat mamas and papas and

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MG can see!

My dear friend, MG, from our weekly bible stories across the river, was able to have cataract surgery this past week.  Oh my!  What joy!  She was practically blind in one eye and is working up to that in the

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Undone by B’s thoughtfulness

While doing errands after teaching a bible lesson across the river yesterday, I ran into my sweet friend, B.  I have known her practically all her life, and she has always been the huggiest, sweetest buddy for me.  She has

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H has a new grandbaby!

How sweet to meet Abduraman Sudeisi! A big name for a little guy! He is as cute as his mom and grandma, isn’t he?  I am touched, as always, by these friends’ ability to live and love and function with

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Ramaata passed away

I will miss this friend, she was as sweet hearted as a person could be.  All she ever wanted was to please people and to have babies.  She succeeded in her servant heart role, but because of her sickness, she

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Ups and downs at Gamboula

Thank you for keeping CAR in your prayers!  As we continue on with ministry in South Africa, we are kept up to date with email news from our friends at Gamboula.  After we left, there was relative quiet for awhile,

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The Ajamiiya script Fulfulde bible is printed!


What a gift from God, an answer to long time prayer!  We are thrilled and delighted to now have the Fulfulde bible in a script the Fulani can read; the whole bible, in one book, not the previous myriad of

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Please pray for R

My dear friend, R, is suffering with cancer, and soon will be at Mbingo hospital in northwest Cameroon, the best place to be for cancer treatment.  I’m posting a photo of what she looked like in 2005 when she was

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