Monthly Archives: April 2013

Eating with the natives

One of the things we discussed prior to coming to the Congo was what to do about eating in the homes of local members, or native Congolese. It is often dangerous for us to do so because of the fear/likelihood … Continue reading

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Construction progress

Just thought I would give you a couple of pics showing the construction progress being made at Kasapa Stake Center. We have recently found three new apartments in the area to move missionaries into (many missionaries are sharing apartments right … Continue reading

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Sewer, water, and other problems

The biggest problem I have faced since arriving is a sewer problem in kasapa apartment. The house holds 6 sister missionaries, and all at once the toilets stopped working! As we investigated the problem, we found the septic system was … Continue reading

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Another attempt at cutting Terri’s hair

It was time to give Terri another haircut. She wanted it shorter this time– it flipped-up in the back, I guess– so, butch it is! ┬áThe new Terri Last time I had complaints that the Front might be okay, but … Continue reading

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Seigneur, mon Dieu – Music at Emanuel’s Graduation

The literal translation is “Lord, my God.” In English, this hymn is entitled “How Great Thou Art,” which you will see in the chorus as “Que tu es grand!” As an introduction, may I explain how music is done here … Continue reading

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TP masembe stadium

The same company that is building our chapels was also involved in building the new soccer stadium in Lubumbashi. We had a guided tour from a senior company manager, to show us some design details that would be similar to … Continue reading

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Mwimbila

On Fridays I travel to Kisanga to see the new Stake Center being built, and on Mondays, I travel to Mwimbila to see the new chapel being built there. ┬áHere is a line of classrooms being built The steel for … Continue reading

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