06
Jan
2013

This past weekend was our annual Missionary Retreat- a few days of rest and relaxation with friends from various outreaches throughout Ghana. I don’t know the full story of how it came to be, but I think the folks from Crusades for Christ, Living Hope and the Lighthouse Children’s Home may have been the ones [...]

11
Apr
2011

In December, I felt compelled to walk back the dirt road beside our house, meet the people living there and bring them some Christmas cheer. We had been living here for about two months, and I only knew the name of one old lady, and two small boys. So, with cookies in hand, and Joshua [...]

20
Jan
2011

Visitors

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Tuesday began the Great {Missionary} Spoiling Event. Some friends of ours from Canada arrived late Monday night for a few weeks’ visit. They came mostly to reconnect with the children at the Lighthouse, but they also graciously loaded down their luggage with all manner of treats for us. Just imagine…in my freezer at this very [...]

24
Dec
2010

After quite a few days of living in a filthy house, it feels good to look around and feel a bit settled again. Another good feeling? The successful “workers’ Christmas party” we hosted this afternoon. I was a bit nervous when our mason left on Tuesday evening without having completed the job. Oh, it was [...]

07
Dec
2010

On Sunday, Elliot had fun meeting some new friends. I prepared a birthday lunch for one of our “guys” and told him to bring his wife and two sons with him. I’ve been wanting to meet his family, and this seemed like the perfect opportunity. Living an hour {or more} from Cape Coast makes it [...]