Greetings Praying Friends, Well it's almost the end of 2nd term here at RVA. Just a week and a half left before we get a bit of a break. A lot of fun things happened this term. I've finished my first class on my Masters program, got a 98.71%, so could have done better, but … Continue reading Almost The End of Term 2
Greetings praying friends, Well the New Year has begun. I didn't quite make it to midnight last night. I went camping with the Myrick clan at Hell's Gate National Park the night before. Sleeping in a tent is great, except when you don't sleep so much. Those tiny pebbles on the ground under the tent … Continue reading Happy New Year!!!
Dear Praying Friends, First, I want to say "Thank You" for all the kind expressions after my last prayer letter. I know that leaving RVA after 20 years is going to be huge. I was afraid that people wouldn't understand, yet the vast majority of comments on Facebook, through e-mails, and even in person have … Continue reading Life Still Goes On
Greetings praying friends, There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: (Ecclesiastes 3:1) I believe this is going to be one of the hardest prayer letters I’ve ever written. Not quite the hardest, but close. The easiest thing for me to do is to just write it. I … Continue reading 20 Years Later, What Is Next?
Wow, can you believe it? I'm starting my 20th year teaching here at RVA. Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like bananas. (Wow that's an old joke.) First day of school photo, like all my students Today is the first day of school. I'm teaching the same classes I've taught for the past couple … Continue reading Twenty New Beginnings
What can I say. It's the rainy season. And we've had great rains. But with rains comes these little critters. Here in Kenya they're called Nairobi Eyes. They should also be called "The Spawn of Satan.". They're only about a centimeter long, and a millimeter wide, They don't bite or sting, but their bodily fluids … Continue reading The Plagues of Egy . . .RVA!!!
Christmas is always fun. We do a bunch of different activities as staff, having pot luck suppers, carol sings, Christmas Eve services, lots of cookies passed around, gifts exchanged, and fun had. Every year for Christmas I get to go to the Wagner family's house for opening presents and lunch. This year was lots of … Continue reading So Much Fun it Ought to be Illegal