Monthly Archives: June 2013

Driving in the Congo

One of the fun things about living in Lubumbashi is driving in the city. Some of the American missionaries living here are simply driven crazy by the city and driving conditions… but I actually find it fun! It is like … Continue reading

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Misc. Observations on the Congo

Washing of Feet There is a parable the Savior spoke of concerning the washing of feet. It reminded me of something I learned on my first mission as a youth, and what I have seen here in the Congo. In … Continue reading

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Brick ovens

I have had a tough time getting a picture of the ovens that they use to fire the bricks/adobe they use to build their homes here. The reason is that they use the same bricks to build the oven as … Continue reading

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Congo Baptisms

We have attended quite a few baptisms lately, and have discovered some interesting differences in how they hold baptism ceremonies. Missionaries taking pictures before the baptism begins Typical baptismal font. The water was not working in the font, so they … Continue reading

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Congo Meetinghouses

Just wanted to add a few misc pictures of the various buildings being used as meeting houses in the Congo: One Luputa branch A chapel in Mbuji Mayi A meeting house in Kananga Stake building in Kananga Luano ward building … Continue reading

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Mwene Ditu Children VI

What is there left to say? Isn’t the Congo great?

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Mwene Ditu children V

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