Menya Work Ethic

Ever since we moved into Menya, we have marveled at the lack of ambition or consistent work-output among a people who are clearly fit and capable of great exertion. It seems strange that they have not accomplished more with their resources.

Translation Check

We sent these three off to one of our bases to scrutinize Wes’ translation of some Genesis chapters we will be using in our first round of teaching. I spent an hour yesterday telling Edwin (right) that he should be prepared for wetting his pants and puking on his first ever airplane ride–it was good language practice.

Kidnapped by a Demon

At about 11:00 pm I was lying in bed not yet asleep when I heard our neighbor, Edwin, calling out for one of his children. He called out repeatedly with increasing urgency. Just when I was ready to get dressed and go outside with my spotlight, it stopped. (Click the Pic to read on)