Category Archives: Ministry

Please pray for favor for our Cameroonian visas

We have sent our passports and visa applications to the High Commission of Cameroon in Pretoria, and we are hoping and praying for favor, that we will indeed receive the 6 month multiple entry visas that we’re applying for.   We

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Luke in South Africa

Our good friend and missionary colleague, Luke Turk, came from Cameroon last week to stay for a short while with us in South Africa.  He had injured his arm in December, had surgery, and because of a concern about the

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Our church family

I love our church, it is a welcoming place, a place where we can worship God and learn more about how to navigate our everyday life with God at the heart of it.  I love the crazy diversity, with all

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Happy 14th birthday, Genesis Care Centre

What a blessing to be able to work at the Genesis Care Centre , helping out in the nursing director’s office with whatever lightens their load of work.  I also love going in to the wards and just visiting with

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Unrest continues, in spite of peace talks

Twice over last month, our Fulani cattle caretaker, “I”, had to move the cattle off the CEFA farm to safer pastures, as the bandits/rebels of months’ past are back again.  I’s wife and children have now moved back across the

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Back helping again at the Care Centre

I’ve been thoroughly enjoying helping out at the care center, whether it be employee health screening, visiting the patients with a dear friend, or doing mundane tasks that free up time for the nursing director and her assistant.  I sometimes

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In CAR

 It is good to get news from a foreign land.  While we are in South Africa, our dear friend and director of CEFA sends reports for Roy to translate and turn in to U.S. donors.  Along with the reports come

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Joy!

Oh what a joy it is to be here in Africa!  Oh what a privilege it is to interact on a daily, weekly, or even just a “passing moments” (like our buddies at the Titus Centre where our son Sam

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Women’s self-help group

Roy was able to attend the biweekly local women’s self-help group, and he was impressed by the unity and organization of the meeting, their putting their confidence in God first and hoping to be strong and help each other.

 

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Failure to communicate

Sometimes when we have a conversation in Sango or Fulfulde, the wires can get crossed.  What we think we hear and what we are completely convinced that we made clear can turn into figments of our imagination.  When Roy got

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