Birthday Candles and a Fire in the Market

On Sunday, January 27th, I celebrated my 42nd birthday. We enjoyed time with visiting professors at a local restaurant (Club du Lac Tanganyika), Ultimate Frisbee in the afternoon, and dinner with our LongMilesCoffee friends in the evening. 42 isn’t particularly...

A NEW Year…and ready for an OLD one!

January 18 marks our one year anniversary of life in Africa.  It was a year of NEWNESS and challenge.  Let us take you on a photo journey of some of our transitions and changes. NEW faces, new languages and new rules challenged us daily.  Samuel led the way in making...

HAPPY NEW YEAR

It is a new year already and I don’t know about you, but for me this past year flew by and some times it feels like it was never going to end, do you know what I mean? In our church in Rivas 2012 we declared it “The year of God’s faithfulness “ and we thank God that...

Village Health Works

On Sunday, the Missional Millers visited the Village Health Works (VHW) project in Kigutu, Burundi. It is a 1.5 hour drive south from Bujumbura along the lake before driving up into the mountains. Even though the day was overcast and the views were hazy, we were still...

Goodbye Grandparents

After 7 lovely weeks with Janette’s parents we are preparing to say goodbye.  The kids are growing tearful as we enter our final days. We cannot even say what a blessing it has been to have such a relaxing and free time to hang out and make memories together. ...