Cricket Bachelor

My wife and I attended something unique on 25 September.  We were part of a book launch for The Cricket Bachelor. I have had ministry partners and friends send me books they have authored. The newest Christian fiction novelist is someone I mentored and has recently joined Campus Crusade for Christ – South Africa asContinue reading “Cricket Bachelor”

Recovery

Travel Advisory – South Africa Do not travel to South Africa due to COVID-19 and related restrictions and conditions. U.S. State Department (July 6, 2021).             Melanie and I waited. My headache, low energy and just feeling bad were my symptoms. I hoped this was just the flu. Winter was here. Noel and Melanie were feverishContinue reading “Recovery”

Meet Mr. Mayor

“Akhona, will you be able to lead Cru Youth if I am not around?”               Most missionaries wrestled with this question. Is an individual you mentored able to sustain an outreach if missionary is absent? Three years ago Akhona, aka Mr. Mayor, expressed his desire to do ministry at the local library in Khayelitsha andContinue reading “Meet Mr. Mayor”

Bridges

Throughout this lockdown, Leon and I have created bridges to bring our different strategy teams together.  These collaborative efforts have helped reach people for Christ.  We have shared in our updates over the last year how our ministry has hosted several evangelistic & discipleship online events to engage people to share the gospel and buildContinue reading “Bridges”

Variant

Doing some research, I discovered all viruses mutate and this includes Covid-19.  Viruses replicate themselves to spread and thrive in its human host’s environment. Sometimes during the process, small genetic changes occur creating a more infectious and harmful variant virus to humans.  In recent weeks, South African and United Kingdom (UK) variants have received moreContinue reading “Variant”

Merry Christmas!

For unto us a Child is born,Unto us a Son is given;And the government will be upon His shoulder.And His name will be calledWonderful, Counselor, Mighty God,Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6May the Prince of Peace fill your hearts with His joy and love. Immanuel is with us and will help us in these difficultContinue reading “Merry Christmas!”

Indaba

Indaba – “Xhosa and Zulu word meaning discussion or conference.”             National SLMSA Meetings (9 – 12 Nov) in Cape Town, National Leadership Team Meetings (16 – 20 Nov) in Pretoria and Western Cape Regional Team Meetings (24 – 25 Nov) in Cape Town dominated my November work schedule.  As a leader in this mission’sContinue reading “Indaba”

Earthquake

Low rolling thunder on a Saturday evening?  My wife rushes to the bedroom window and asks, “What was that?”  My daughter and I were on the bed online viewing.  I heard the sound, but assumed it was rare thunder from the Cape Town sky.  Two hours later cellphone notifications revealed an earthquake.  The next morningContinue reading “Earthquake”