Tag Archives: African culture

Our Decision: For Now

Long time no write. Thank you for your patience and kindness, which so many people have shown to us in the last few months. Two supporting churches raised the funds to fly our family home to visit America from December … Continue reading

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Contradictory South Africa

This is a perfect example of the inconsistencies we’ve found in South Africa. Right under their logo, Liquor City puts a prayer: “God bless South Africa.” While Europe beats the world for alcohol consumption, South Africa is a close follower … Continue reading

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The Pastor’s Paycheck ~ A Prayer Request

My husband has been preaching through 1 Corinthians this year, and yesterday he arrived at the first half of chapter nine in which the apostle Paul challenges the Corinthians over their lack of financial support for him. We deem this … Continue reading

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Found a Hotel for You When You Visit

You have to see this sign right by our house. The formatting and spelling give us a chuckle. And the “hourly rate” turns our stomach. Akaya Estate Daily Accomodation …. feels like home…. Akayaestate provide a clean. comfo rtable and … Continue reading

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African Logic: Vote for the Dead Guy

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Y’All Look Alike!

Friday night, my husband was letting a church member out of our gate and locking it up for the night, when a man driving our teammate’s pick-up truck drove up to our gate and repeatedly shouted in Tsonga, “Where’s my … Continue reading

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Not Much to Show for All That

Last week was the 10th anniversary of the day Seth began his work in South Africa. 10 years! That seems like a respectable amount of time to dedicate to a people not your own. I think we can officially be … Continue reading

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