Monthly Archives: December 2013

Odds and ends

The Congo is a place where one can truly learn to understand the scriptures. Because their culture is so old, and much of it is so unchanged after thousands of years, the things we see and the events we experience … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas to us!

Christmas for the couples here in the Congo was great! On Christmas eve we all went to a local restaurant for dinner, and on Christmas day we gathered together to share a pot-luck meal. Our first call of the day … Continue reading

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New Mwembila Ward

The new Mwembila Ward is soon to open. It is located in a very congested and crowded area of Lubumbashi. There are many church members here and they will have two wards placed in the building as soon as it … Continue reading

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Lubumbashi pics

Here are some more street scenes of Lubumbashi. Women on the way to or from church A local outdoor restaurant Just a few of the local kids–there are thousands of children here! Every street you drive down has broken down … Continue reading

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Eastman Farewell

One of the senior couples serving here in the Congo has gone home… a blessing for them, and tough times for us who are left! Sister Eastman acted as the office manager and Elder Eastman worked with me and Emanuel … Continue reading

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Kolwezi trip

On Thursday Terri, me, and Emanuel took an overnight trip to Kolwezi. Terri needed to go to see some sick missionaries, while Emanuel and I traveled to try to find new apartments for missionaries in Likasi and Kolwezi. It was … Continue reading

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Congo power (or lack thereof)

The Congo has very inconsistent power. As a result, most people who have or use power also have a back-up generator. Every store in Lubumbashi has a back-up generator to turn on when the power goes off. In addition to … Continue reading

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