The kids have been in school 2 months now, it’s been a big change and hasn’t been easy, but we’ve seen them getting more and more comfortable with kids of another culture, and they’re picking up French. Our kids were delighted when Sunday school started back up this month! Here’s the kids from our church […]
Way back when we were still in the States I saw a friend’s blog post about going to a church ladies camp…and I knew, “Someday I want to do that too!” And last weekend that day finally came! It was ladies from 2 churches here in town, that are sister churches, one of which is […]
So much has happened since we last updated! We finished the second phase of our French study, attended a language learning workshop, moved out of Dakar to a town called Thies, started phase 3 with a new language helper, and the kids started going to summer school! Here’s a few pictures to recap all that’s […]
Some video clips from our trip to Thiès, a city about an hour and a half drive to the east of Dakar.
Take a look at some video clips we have taken over the last few weeks.
Last Saturday was a first for all 4 of us. It was our first time to go to the ocean. To see it up close, smell the salt water, walk in the sand…and for Calvin…to be clobbered by a giant wave! I was in awe at the beauty of the aqua-blue color and the mightiness […]
Well….as of today, I can tell you that this is Calvin! And this is what he actually looks like: And that he is my son…my forever son, declared by the judge just this morning! Little did we know that 21 months ago when we got a call, “There’s a 4 year old boy who needs […]
As we’ve been getting ready for a missions conference coming up this weekend, I’ve been thinking about so much…the drive up, the display board, making a meal for the teens, what we’ll share, what video should we use to promote missions, if we should use a video at all, and on and on my worries […]
Here’s a few of the highlights of our summer so far: Completing our second semester of missionary training. Accepting a little foster boy into our home! Please pray for us to be faithful to teach “Little Dude”* about his Savior and to show him Christ’s love. Cameron has moved the plane up here to Missouri, so […]
Those words popped out of my mouth today in grammar class. My classmates were discussing how difficult the sentence break downs were, while I was thinking how it really wasn’t that bad….until I realized I was doing it completely wrong… The funny thing is, this isn’t just how my life is in grammar class, but […]