Category Archives: Family Updates

Flight is Booked! And Rwanda Update…

Well, it’s official: Brent is officially going to the Dominican Republic! While we are sad that Christy can’t come this time, we are excited about this opportunity that we have in front of us to serve the church leaders of … Continue reading

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Exciting News: Dominican Republic!

Well, in a diversion that might be a slight one (or one leading to longer term work?), Brent has been invited to help train pastors in counselling in Nagua, Dominican Republic this April! He will be offering sessions in a … Continue reading

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In the midst of busyness, Peace?

Well, as we look forward to our upcoming trip to Kigali, Rwanda, in December (and continue to fundraise for it), we are gearing up for a busy month of partnering with a local Rwandese fellowship, while at the same time … 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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“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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Rwandan war criminals in Toronto: Victims | Toronto & GTA | News | Toronto Sun

Last week I met with a pastor at a local Rwandan fellowship in Toronto. We are moving ahead with plans to address the trauma experienced by his congregants, many of whom experienced the genocide in 1994, and all of whom … Continue reading

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Destination: Rwanda?

Today we received an official endorsement by a faculty member of Pan Africa Christian University for a trip to Kigali, Rwanda this fall! Wow! We are truly amazed at this development which has seemingly come out of nowhere. We don’t … Continue reading

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Passing thoughts after the morning in a Rwandan church…

~¬†Today, there were roughly 70 people gathered this morning at this community of faith, hope and love that supports each other as they continue to grapple with the genocide (and the other challenges facing immigrants in Canada). ~ Prayer, prayer … Continue reading

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Making Sense of All This…

Hi All, this is Brent here. We are hoping that in the coming days or weeks, Christy will personally share about some of her experiences in Africa. She saw and heard unique things, and felt a variety of emotions that … Continue reading

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Trauma & Traffic

Hi all, We are safely back home after our whirlwind trip to Kenya..a trip that seemed to be centered around the themes of trauma and traffic! THANKS FOR YOUR PRAYERS! In the coming days and weeks, we will be sharing … Continue reading

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