Category Archives: Africa

Surprise!

Guess who we ran into on our way home from the airport with our team from SMBS? Greg, Bev, Isaac, and Ezekiel Wootton! It was quite unusual to point out the window on the safari home and say “Hey, and over there are the missionaries who trained us!” We were very encouraged to spend a few minutes praying with them.… (more…)

Turning Vegies into Meat

Now that Gavriella is old enough to travel around, the two of us got to go on a field trip! I’ve been cooped up in the house since my last trimester (we feared the¬†bumpy roads might harm her), so it was a big day for the two of us. Our destination? Our student, James’, organic farming class of course. I… (more…)

God’s Providence at Work

The other day, I was talking to one of our good friends Ashton Nones and asked if he would be interested in substitute teaching for John one day a week–I figured John could use some rest. Ashton was more than glad to and offered to help on Mondays. The next Sunday, John talked to him about it over breakfast. Believe… (more…)

Teach Them How to Read the Bible!

Proscovia is on top of things! She is already teaching an adult literacy class after attending Bible Leagues’ conference last week in Jinja. She has also trained our other student Ellie (pronounced Eli) how to teach the classes as well. He will be of great help on the days she is doing children’s ministry.¬†

The In-Laws are Coming!

Not only are we excited about my parents coming to meet their new granddaughter this summer, but we are even more excited about their intentions to shift this direction. They have purchased a field around 3 hours south of us. They look forward to starting some simple construction projects there this year. They won’t shift for a few years, but… (more…)

How Village Babies Keep Their Cool

It can get quite hot out here with out AC! Pictured here is Godwin, Gavriella’s four month old cousin. She was also offered a cool seat during class, but politely declined.

The John Surprise

As mentioned earlier, our student Scovia went to Jinja to participate in a Teacher training course offered by Bible League at the school where John was trained. Little did we know that John would have a pressing issue to take care of in Jinja two days latter. Anyways, he decided to stop in and surprise them, and it was a… (more…)