We have had an exceptionally bad week. Well, week and a half, really. If you’ve wondered why we’ve been so quiet lately, here’s the scoop… We moved to Tanzania to team up with the Erdman family and share the Gospel of Jesus with the children and staff at Neema Village. But last Sunday afternoon, the…… Continue reading A Place of Forgiveness and Hope
Alas! An update is long overdue. I wrote an update last week but never published it because I had promised pictures in my previous post and I hadn’t uploaded any pictures from my camera to my computer. Also, it wasn’t perfect, and I didn’t feel like I had anything exciting to share. Looking back now,…… Continue reading Settling in
After many days of hard goodbyes, we found ourselves at the airport Tuesday morning saying one last goodbye. My aunt and uncle drove us to and dropped us off in Houston about five hours before we were supposed to fly (asante sana Papa Joe and Ollie!). In a way, arriving five hours early seemed a little overkill,…… Continue reading We’re here!
Here is my first attempt to update this blog from my phone. Right now we are on the road to the airport. This has been the craziest whirlwind with the Lord. Just under ten months ago, we learned of Neema and here we are about to board a plane! In many ways this journey has…… Continue reading It is time
An update is long overdue! You would think I’d have more free time between raising only three children, doctors appointments, selling nearly everything we own, and trying to spend as much quality time with friends and family as possible before we leave–but nope, hardly any downtime! Five weeks from today we will be boarding a plane…… Continue reading 5 weeks (not pregnant)
It’s Christmas Eve and it just does not feel like Christmas at all this year. I used to think this feeling only came on years when the temperatures never dropped and hot coco might make me sweat. But if my Texas childhood taught me anything, it taught me White Christmases are a lie and approximately…… Continue reading Mary, Did You Know?!
Hey there! It’s been a while. So much to catch you up on, so here’s the scoop! At the end of July Jonathan went on a Survey Trip to Arusha, Tanzania (read about how that came about here). It went really well! He met a lot of people, got a good feel for the local needs…… Continue reading It Will Be Worth It