Baby Isaac

A year or so ago I wrote a post about our friends Ken and Lepo, comparing them to Abraham and Sarah in their quest to get a baby by adding another wife to their family. Their “Ishmael” was born to the second wife and given to Lepo, and is the sweetest little girl, named Ruthie.…

Chatting

Chatting Nearly every afternoon Penny and I and our kids play outside. Most days there are lots of kids around for our kids to play with, and usually several ladies will come join us, too. Its a fun hang out time for all of us! Today a few of our favorite ladies came and we…

Menya Nativity

Menya Nativity Last year during our advent season we were waiting for our neighbor to have a baby. That meant 2 nights of Penny and me hardly sleeping, waiting for Edwin to call out for us to come up so we could see the birth. It also meant popping in on Mati every so often…

Ken’s Second Wife

You may remember, back in July, our friends Ken and Lepo lost their only child, Kenalin. Lepo has never been able to have children–Kenalin was adopted. We’ve been really hoping for a new baby for them, but not sure if or when or how or from whence it would come. For the last two weeks…

Serving Lunch

  We have been so busy the last 2 weeks! Tuesday through Friday around 20 men from all different parts of Menya came each day to work from 7:30 am until noon. We are leveling an area of ground on which to build a teaching house. It started as a hillside, so there was a…

Baby

We love going to visit new babies! One of our neighbors, Esther, had a baby early Monday morning, so we headed over to her house bearing gifts on Monday!  Esther had the baby all alone outside of her house in the wee hours of the morning.  Her husband then spent Monday morning working with our…