thanksgiving 2020

Waterfall Children Teach Thanksgiving

Driving from Kigali towards Musanze, I grab the handrail as the tattered jeep sends us air born in our seats, hitting every pothole along the way. I spot a waterfall and ask Emmanuel, the driver, to pull over to take pictures.   Excited, I jump out of the vehicle to capture the perfect shot. Suddenly we are surrounded by children who appear out of nowhere, peering up at us with beautiful white smiles from ear to ear. Delighted to see Americans, they clammer with words not understood. Thankfully, Emmanuel is Rwandese and translates. Emmanuel says, “The children are thanking you for visiting their country of Rwanda. They are also asking if you have any pencils... read more

obedience to god

Diets Don’t Work Without Jesus Either | Being Obedient to God

“I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.” – John 15:5 When Jesus said nothing, he meant NOTHING! And when we refuse to abide in His ways, we are destined to produce rotten apples. How do I know? I am a poster child for self-driven fruit production. Most days, you might find me swinging from His vine, barely holding on, instead of letting the vine wrap around me with a tight grip. For example, a few days ago, I find myself on my knees, begging the Lord to help me become more obedient... read more

Learn How to Follow Jesus

God, How do I Follow Jesus?