Zimbabwe

Trina and I have just returned from Harare, Zimbabwe where we co-host a Southern Africa leadership conference.  This is the eleventh year we have participated in these meetings and it was definitely one of the best experiences we have had. We draw influential leaders from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Zambia, Zimbabwe, and South…

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Cars and Kids in South Africa

My goodness how the time has flown as we pass the half way point of 2014! We have two major happenings since our last post! Trina has a significant update on the July Holiday Bible Club (or vacation Bible School as it is called in the USA): North Coast Holiday Bible Club 2014 Every year…

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As Thanksgiving approaches

The Lord has dropped in my heart some perspective as we are approaching the traditional time of the Thanksgiving Holiday in the USA.  I know that the Holiday has its roots in the celebration of the early American settlers who depended on God alone for their very existence. Likewise, I have always been taught and…

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To Capetown and back

The Western Cape Provence of South Africa was our first destination in this country thirteen years ago.  Many of our oldest and most cherished relationships are here and we always look forward to the time we are able to spend in the area. Trina and I went together and one of her observations was very…

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A Busy October

Trina and I have spent much of September settling into the new house and planning our upcoming schedule.  We are so very happy with the new place, but it is A LOT of work getting things in order in a new home and the process continues.  Pray for our search for patio furniture, several office…

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Moving Time

We are all moved in!   There is always a mixture of dread and excitement when moving. The dread comes with leaving memories of a place you have grown to love, the hassle of packing boxes, possessions getting broken and scratched, switching the utilities and then unpacking it all over again. The excitement is in…

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To the USA and back again

Trina and I have adjusted back to life in South Africa after a two month trip back to the United States.  We started the journey with a short stop in London, England to visit the Church group we are working with and to see a West End production for our wedding anniversary.  The brief time…

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Hearing God Workshop

We did a work shop on hearing God this past weekend at All Souls Umhlali. During the morning we touched on these topics in scripture: Come to God daily – John 10:9-10, Do not doubt what He says – Genesis 3:1, The Word of God – John 6:63 and Matthew 4:3-4, If you are a child…

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February 25, 2013

We have just finished a trip to the northern Drakensburg area in our home state of Kwazulu Natal, South Africa.  This is our primary ministry to the Zulu community and one of the most rural areas that we visit. Pastor John Mkulisi has a significant ministry both as a shepherd to the local community and to…

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Anelisa's Smile

On one of our trips to Wellington we got to know a beautiful lady with a huge heart.  Karmien Joubert helps underprivileged children explore and express the world around them through art. She loves every child she encounters. Anelisa is one of the children she works with at the education center weekly.  Anelisa is an orphan…

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