Everything will change. A Ministry of WorldVenture.
I arrived back in Cote d'Ivoire earlier this week. My time in Benin was short but it felt long in light of the dwindling days before my departure for the US. The month I spent in Benin was a good time to reconnect with friends, and I was kept busy working much as I did before; putting my hands into whatever gooey grease substance I could find. I was thrilled to again fix their small bulldozer, work with it a week, break it, and then fix it again. The time was busy for my boss, balancing…Continue
The youth camp last week created a unique mix of emotions. There was the shared excitement of participating in the conference, not as a separate participant, but alongside other youth from my host church. But solidarity brings repercussions; like a six o'clock whistle to wake up to and an enforced prolongation of bedtime until after twenty-three o'clock. However in the…Continue
As much as I love the Beninoir guys I worked with, it was a struggle to not get frustrated certain days working with them. There is no use explaining the various reasons why, because I have already stewed over it on those days at the risk of bitterness. But knowing how poorly I can bear with my…Continue