Ping Pong, Popcorn and Pastors

“And the winners of the Mixed Doubles Table Tennis Tournament are Jackson and EJ!” A simple ping pong ball and paddle (here they call them “bats”), a handful of enthusiastic church folks, and a table – means fellowship, exercise, and breaking down cultural barriers. When I heard that the men’s department at our church wasContinue reading “Ping Pong, Popcorn and Pastors”

First Christmas in Kenya

“Hey, wait for me!” I heard from the kitchen.  I smiled as one of our Kenyan neighbor boys hurried to catch up to Benji.  They were all headed to the field for soccer!  While that isn’t an unusual event around here, it would be totally unusual in December in Wisconsin.  No gloves or hats orContinue reading “First Christmas in Kenya”

November: thankful moments galore!

We try to practice thankfulness all year round, not just in November.  However, last month we were ever so thankful for answered prayer! Nov. 2 – our work permits arrived!  This was a huge answer to prayer!  Phil’s passport was immediately sent out to Mombasa (on the coast of Kenya) to get our crates clearedContinue reading “November: thankful moments galore!”