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The Many Jobs of a Missionary ~ Parent

A few years ago, a supporting pastor of our teammates came to visit their work. My teammate was teaching the women at our monthly ladies’ group that month; and after finishing her theological lesson, commenced a mini-lesson on proper table … Continue reading

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Lip Stitches on Valentine’s Day

Of all the romantic things you could do for Valentine’s Day, having oral surgery would not be on the list. Yet in typical Ita Vita African fashion, I had my “active frenulum” cut, my lower gums scraped down, and reattached … Continue reading

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The Many Jobs of a Missionary ~ Shepherd

“Beside those things that are without, that which cometh upon me daily, the care of all the churches.” ~Paul What minister cannot relate to this verse? We may not relate to all of Paul’s list in the prior verses summarized … Continue reading

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Weekly Report: The Mixture of Life

Last week we only held school two days because of Thanksgiving. I used this story to teach the boys about America’s national holiday. How odd then, that the very next week, we fast-forward to modern times across the ocean. Nelson … Continue reading

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Learning and Growing

The week has been full of appointments and surprises (not all good) in the ministry. This past Monday I spent time putting our house in order after our shipment from the U.S. arrived. Tuesday we visited the local dairy farm … Continue reading

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A Dessert Disciple or a Christ Disciple?

When Caleb finished his math curriculum for the year on Tuesday, I promised to make him a dessert to celebrate finishing. Caleb said, “Mommy, you’re the Dessert Woman.” Colin followed with, “Then I’m the Dessert Disciple!” He’s definitely not a … Continue reading

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