Waiting, listening, praying

“Within the span of a week, one of the most developed, promising countries in Africa has turned into a starter kit for disaster. ” (NYT) (Article – Kenya Topples Into Post-Election Chaos) Our bags are packed, sitting near the door downstairs. We are...

Bad to worse

Fighting Intensifies After Election in Kenya Above is a link to the latest report about events in Kenya from the New York Times. Such sights are common for me. But not here. Not in my hometown. This happens in other places like the Congo, and Sudan. I never thought I...

A sad day for Kenya

“It’s a sad day for Kenya,” said Michael E. Ranneberger, the American ambassador to Kenya. “My biggest worry now is violence, which, let’s be honest, will be along tribal lines.” (Full NYT article here) We have been in a state of “lock-down” on our...

Piloting my pen

I am on a media week right now. It is all new for us, and for AIM AIR, to have me steal away part of the time and help develop media for the mission. It’s also quite a change of lifestyle when I do. Getting up after the sunrise, and commuting only fifty feet to...

Congo on my mind

I had this terrific trip to Congo a few weeks back. When Renee and I arrived to Africa ten years ago, some of my first few flights were to eastern Congo. That route was soon after shut down as the region descended into yet another war. So, I have only known the place...

The start of something good

>Monday morning… Renee and the kids joined me and two other missionary families for a very informal dedication of the new Media Ministry Office. We sat in a circle on the floor of an unfurnished apartment and prayed together and sang. It was the beginning of a...