Journals
| Rejoicing with Joy and Singing

I landed at the airport in Habana and went through customs. The airport seemed like an image out of the past and I felt a little apprehensive.

| Mitendi Baptism

I love baptisms! On a Saturday in June, I had the honor of witnessing the baptism of seven of our Mitendi girls! When we headed out of Kinshasa to the church early Saturday morning, I thought we were going to see only our girls baptized.

| Kwun Tong Swatow Baptist Church Invests in the Future

Rev. David Ngai is the senior pastor of the Kwun Tong Swatow Baptist Church, and Mr. Tony So is the executive secretary. They happily shared with me that their new church construction is making good progress.

| Biennial, Blueberries, and One More Bridge to Cross

In the middle of a field of blueberries, I thought about the new place God is calling us to be His hands and feet.

| “These Are the Words That Interest Me. Peace. Forgiveness.”

I think fondly of my friend Etienne*, a Burundian and Anglican priest. While traveling to Burundi with a ministry partner in 2009, we dropped in on Etienne and his family.

| Solar Tech

Few people I know have traveled as extensively or visited as many remote places in the Congo as Esaie (Isaiah to you). A devout Congolese Baptist, he is a product of American Baptist missions, and the most sought after Solar Power technician in the country.