August 2008 Prayer Letter

I waited patiently for God to help me; then he listened and heard my cry. He lifted me out of the pit of despair, out from the bog and the mire, and set my feet on a hard, firm path and steadied me as I walked along. He has given me a new song to […]

A hero's advice

Dear Family and Friends, Greetings of peace, joy, and hope to you. Have you ever had the opportunity to chat with one of your heroes? Perhaps you stumble to try to find the question you really want to ask.  Maybe you hang on every word of their response, hoping to remember each phrase.  You observe […]

June 2008 Prayer Letter

Dear Friends and Family, How di bodi? Krio greetings from Freetown, West Africa. We hope this finds you enjoying the warm spring weather and blooming tulips! Sierra Leone doesn't have seasons like we've been familiar with, spring, summer, fall, and winter. Here, there are three seasons, dry, wet, and windy. As for us, we're just […]

may prayer letter

May 2008  Dear Friends, I bring you greetings from Freetown and Kroo Bay. At the start of this month at around 5am it started to rain. The rain was so hard to the point that I had some of it shower in my room. But it was okay for me. After a while I got call from […]

Stars in the Dark

Dear Family and Friends, Greetings of peace, joy, and hope to you. I hope this note finds you vibrant and abiding in God’s love. Here in Freetown we are thankful. In the midst of the discouraging daily struggles with electricity, water, deception, and the corrupt system around us, there are shining moments of beauty and […]

May 2008

Dear friend,          I want to apologize for not emailing monthly update letters.  It has been very busy here.  I will explain more of what I have been up to below.  I will try my best to do as promised and update more often.          Just after my first prayer letter, our Africa/Europe regional coordinator David Chronic […]

April 2008 Prayer Letter

Dear Friends and Family, Greetings from a beautiful, sometimes hot, often sunny Sierra Leone. We are quickly approaching our one month mark! We are getting into the swing of things and are excited to share a bit more about what we will be specifically involved with here in Sierra Leone. We're grateful for all of […]

Good News from Freetown

Beloved Friends and Family, Greetings of peace, joy, and hope to you!  I hope you had a beautiful Easter, experiencing God’s amazing love in dynamic revitalizing ways! Many good things have been happening here in Freetown since I wrote last! In January Laura Alley (president of WMF USA board of directors) and her husband Mike […]

Looking to Sierra Leone

2/14/08 Dear Friends and Family, Vivian (the cat) along with the free wireless internet moved out of my building in December marking a new, unplugged phase of life in Omaha. Lately, I have watched PBS instead of network television online, read books instead of blogs, and used cookbooks instead of online recipe sites. At work […]

February support letter

Dear friends,  I want to take this opportunity to say thank you for supporting me and apologize for not being in touch for so long. With some of you, I know this is my first time communicating with you even though you have supported me financially and prayerfully. I really appreciate all for you prayers […]