Monthly Archives: August 2011

Christy is Coming, so Let the Fundraising Begin!

Christy with a boy in Nairobi during our Dec 2010 trip. Well, we have determined for sure that Christy is able to come on our next trip to Africa, this time to Kigali, Rwanda!! With that detail figured out, we … Continue reading

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Update on Our Work

We have a few updates that we’d love for you to know and pray about: We are praying that Christy will be able to come to Rwanda with Brent in December. We are hoping that we can arrange relief for … Continue reading

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A pat on the back…

“The needs of the world are not an opportunity for us to feel important and empowered. Engaging in the difficulties of the world is not a form of self help that results in a pat on our tender backs” (Will … Continue reading

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Shifting Perceptions

“…and my eyes no longer gaze the same on the face of the world.” — Jean Hatzfeld (Machete Season: The Killers in Rwanda Speak) Lately I have been thinking about the possible endeavour that Christy and I are wading into. … Continue reading

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“Get over it…it’s been years!”

I was just reading a study on a specific trauma counselling technique used with Rwandan youth dealing with the genocide, when I came across something that made me pause. Basically, the study measured the symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in … Continue reading

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