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Building on Faith

Building on Faith

Hey everybody! Thank you so much for your prayers these past couple days while I have been sick. Just to give you an update, I am definitely better than I was on Sunday at the wedding. However, I still have no appetite.

The Wedding Day

The Wedding Day

Congratulations to our good friend Jean Claude on his beautiful wedding day! It was definitely a blessing to be there with him on his big day, and it was a cultural experience that none of us will soon forget.

Picnics, Police, and Perms

Picnics, Police, and Perms

Friday morning we went to a park that was up on a hillside. We got ALL the BFR kids, from both Gasharu and Gikondo villages, which is the first time they have ever gathered all in one place! First we fed them milk and this giant donut roll thing.

It’s Not About Us

It’s Not About Us

Today was another long day of ministry. Now that we’ve been going at it for 4 days straight, the team is definitely starting to feel exhausted. Spirits are still high, but it’s definitely taking some effort to get up early and be energetic all day long.

Tell My Sponsors I Love Them

Tell My Sponsors I Love Them

Hey everyone! Today was an exhausting, but wonderful day. We thought we were tired yesterday, but yesterday can't come close to how tired we are today! Our morning started at 7:30am, and we didn't get back to the hotel until 8pm. It was crammed FULL of...

Beautiful Things from Dust

Beautiful Things from Dust

Greetings from Rwanda! I am EXHAUSTED after a long day of ministry, and I love it. I love the feeling of being poured out. First being poured out for the sake of the children we are serving, and second being poured out for the sake of my team as a team...

Breathing in Joy and Love

Breathing in Joy and Love

Hey everyone! Today we finished our first day of ministry in Rwanda! We started off at the Genocide Memorial. Even though this is my third time to visit, it never gets easier seeing those images of mutilated bodies and thinking about the unimaginable terror...

Homecoming

Homecoming

We are in Rwanda! It's so strange to be in a foreign country that is so familiar. On this, our third trip to Rwanda, I now know the roads between the airport and the hotel. I remember enough words in Kinyarwanda to be polite and draw smiles from those who...

Return to Rwanda

Return to Rwanda

In 2012, when I first set foot on Rwandan soil, I had no idea how that place would change my life. For the first time in my life, I met, held, cried over, and loved on orphans. At that time, God placed a seed in my heart about the importance of orphan care....

Judging a Heart by its Desires

Judging a Heart by its Desires

Hello again, dear readers and friends! I hope you are having an excellent day! Today's post is a sequel to my last one, "Judging a Book by its Possessions," and I encourage you to follow the link and read it if you haven't already. But for all you slackers...