evenings like this

We studied the Bible together.  Sang songs of praise.  Prayed.  Laughed.  Made silly faces.  Took pictures.  Cherished the gift of friends, old and new.  We loved being with each other so much it was hard to drive away at dark. Evenings like this always go down in the books among my favorites. Advertisements

joyce’s & jennifer’s land

Each of the 5 women currently benefitting from the Women’s Refuge Program are at various stages of accomplishing their goals set by the ministry.  Some are still beginning (like Santa) and are getting going learning animal husbandry skills and financial accountability, while others are nearing the end of the process and are spending their own personal savings on land and homes! Joyce and … More joyce’s & jennifer’s land

work

“Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men…” Colossians 3:23

no greater love

As you may remember, our dear brother and fellow missionary who served for several years here at Abaana’s Hope tragically passed away at the end of June. Shortly after his death a memorial service was held for Myron back in Alabama.  We planned to do the same here, but it was his wife Holly’s special request … More no greater love

September team + CDP center week: days 3-5

**Warning!! Photo-heavy post!! 🙂 ** As I’ve mentioned twice over the last few months, it’s such a blessing to have short-term missions teams visit AH.  Some may question whether a one or two-week trip is even worth the time and energy spent preparing to come…not to mention how expensive travel costs are for so little time on … More September team + CDP center week: days 3-5

the Women’s Refuge Center is growing!!

A new woman from the community of Kinene was recently accepted into the Women’s Refuge Program at Abaana’s Hope. Let me introduce you to our sweet sister, Santa! Santa is a 50-year-old widow who suffers greatly from cancer.  This illness has greatly weakened her body over the last few months, limiting her ability to work on the farm … More the Women’s Refuge Center is growing!!