Monthly Archives: November 2013

Emanuel’s home takes shape

Emanuel has been building his own home. He made and fired his own bricks, and has been building his home section by section. The newest section is a salon (living room) and a front, covered porch. The existing house, in … Continue reading

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The rains came and the house fell…

The rain has come in earnest now, and during one of the first major storms we saw several terrible incidents: Not one, but two houses across the street from Emanuel caved in from the rain. The bricks were good, but it … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the Moore’s

Brother and Sister Moore (Bill and Ann)have been called on another mission: as military Relations at Camp Pendleton in California. We met them just before leaving for the Congo as they had just come back from the Congo: living in Mbuji Mayi … Continue reading

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Half-way home

Well, tomorrow marks the half-way point in our mission—we will have been serving in the Congo for nine months (of an 18 month mission). Of course, we have mixed emotions. The time has flown by rapidly, and I’m sure will … Continue reading

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Kakonda: up and running!

This week Emanuel and I drove to Likasi and Kakonda. We brought an entire truck full of stuff up to the missionaries in Likasi (there had been some thieves that stole items outside their homes), and we needed to go check on … Continue reading

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Kisanga Ward

We visited a new ward today: the Kisanga Ward. It is quite a nice building site with lots of rooms. It has two wards meeting there now, but that may change when the new Stake Center is completed, as that … Continue reading

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Lubumbashi pics

Here are just a few pics from around the city of Lubumbashi. This is the local car wash. The river runs through here and vehicles stop at the side of the road to use the river water to wash their … Continue reading

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