Dance of Service

“Isn’t it awesome seeing the Church being the Church?” Sam commented to me, as we were discussing the Kids Crew Christmas thank you dinner. She didn’t mean this specific church–although Hilton Baptist played a huge part in providing volunteers to make the evening happen. She meant the Church—us, followers of Christ–actually being the body ofContinue reading “Dance of Service”

A Safe Person

A study of at-risk children by the University of Michigan showed that children who said they had an older person that they could share things with were much more likely to finish school and succeed later in life than their peers. The area of Mpumuza is lacking “safe people.” Apartheid, with its pass-laws which determinedContinue reading “A Safe Person”

The Only Thing I have to Know

“And he humbled you and let you hunger and fed you with manna, which you did not know, nor did your fathers know, that he might make you know that man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by every word that comes from the mouth of Yahweh.” Deuteronomy 8:3 I was blessed to get to come to South Africa for my best friend’s wedding,Continue reading “The Only Thing I have to Know”

It’s Like Joseph

I am going to South Africa in August to work with iThemba Projects. I am going to get to do lots of different things, but my job description includes exciting things like: organizing American and Danish short-term teams, writing children’s devotional material, linking the Hilton community with the ministry of iThemba….children, linking, reconciliation, community development…everythingContinue reading “It’s Like Joseph”