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African Friends

My colleague Bonifácio, his wife Estefânia, and their daughters are good friends of mine.  In addition to working with Bonifácio on a daily basis in our […]

Cookies & Santa with New Hope High School

Background We learned in December 2018 that our friends at New Hope High School were planning an end-of-year party/brunch at the school, and we offered to […]

Leadership Training Class 1 – Doctrine of Scripture

Below are the presentation slides, resources, and a recording of the School of Discipleship class on the Doctrine of Scripture taught by Rev. Greg Ward on […]

Back Home to Ministry

It’s great to be back home in Africa! Four of my co-workers met me at the airport and brought me home to a delightful surprise meal […]


My three-week vacation was a blessing, filled with interesting activities.  I attended a symphony concert and church organ recitals, and played and sang music in church […]

School of Discipleship: Update from Hannah

Below is the audio recording of a special School of Discipleship session, in which members of the Missions Committee and the Emmanuel congregation spoke to Hannah, […]

Update from Tomáš Henzel

Advent in our PARADOX church plant is another mile stone. We have started doing Sunday services. So far they were not very public ones, but we […]

Wrapping up my First Year

Party On Wednesday, I held a party for my co-workers to celebrate my first year here.  I began cooking the previous day, and with help from […]

Bookshop Shelving

As the manager of our book room, which functions both as a bookshop and as a library, I noticed several months ago that the shelving in […]

Preschool Graduation

How I wish that each of you could have personally shared in the joy of Saturday’s preschool graduation, at which the 27 precious children received your […]
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