March Madness and First Samuel

Did you watch Virginia Commonwealth in the NCAA basketball tournament last weekend?  Even if you’re not a sports fan, VCU’s victory over favorite Kansas was good television (an oxymoron) and good drama.  I love to root for the underdog, to hope that the...

Introducing Hannah

  Hi, I’m Hannah. I’m nine years old. I go to Warner Elementary School. I’m in third grade, my teacher is Profe or miss Hinkley. My favorite color is blue. My favorite books are the A to Z  Mysteries. My favorite sport is basketball, I just...
Choosing not to think.

Choosing not to think.

Kind people continue to ask me the question,”So how do you feel about moving to Burundi?  Aren’t you scared?” My standard answer has become, “No, actually I am at perfect peace as long as I don’t think about it.” The reality is I...
Bishop Elie’s Graduation Address

Bishop Elie’s Graduation Address

In December, Bishop Elie shared these words with Hope Africa University’s graduating class.  They are a good overview of the vision of HAU as well as a timely commentary on Africa.  If you would like to read the full text of his message, go here. May the peace...