Monthly Archives: November 2010

Please pray…

Christy and I are struggling with a number of things as we get ready to leave for Kenya on Thursday. Not only are we struggling with the task to leave our children for 12 days, but we also need help … Continue reading

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Thank You!!

Just a quick note to let all of you who have given to this trip that we haven’t forgotten you! I know there are a number of you who we haven’t personally acknowledged…we are waiting until after the trip to … Continue reading

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And on the other hand…

I just posted an entry which, rightfully, advocated for the idea that Africans, in general, are a lot more similar to us in the West than the media tends to portray. However, I also want to say that, as we … Continue reading

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What do you think Africans are like?

I have been thumbing through a number of books about people’s experiences in East Africa as we prepare to leave this week. Many of the books available this side of the Atlantic are accounts of Westerners’ experience in countries like … Continue reading

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Christy’s mission

As we have moved forward in planning this trip, somehow the focus could’ve easily rested on me (Brent). After all, the trip was first conceived as a result of the professional qualifications I hold and my ability to seemingly ‘contribute’ … Continue reading

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Stepping off the cliff…

We are now less than 2 weeks away from our trip, and we are realizing that…we can’t do it in our own strength! There is no possible way that I will be able to teach this challenging, dense material in … Continue reading

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We want to be grabbers and not nibblers…

“Christ wants not nibblers of the possible, but grabbers of the impossible.” — C.T. Studd Today at our church we had our ‘World Impact Sunday’, in which numerous global workers from around the world came to speak to us about … Continue reading

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