The Leper

Eyes wide with apprehension, she extends the tray of eggs gingerly towards me when I open the door, sliding them imperceptibly closer, while keeping her body as far as possible. I grasp the tray by the edge closest to me, careful not to touch her hands. As she starts to Read more…

Squash Mentoring

One of the main areas of ministry Chip and I are involved in today is that of mentoring. We mentor university students. We mentor young couples about to be married or newly married. We mentor new parents or middle-aged parents seeing empty nest on the horizon. We mentor aspiring ministers. Read more…

Jetlag

We finally arrived at a beautiful house with lovely acres of green lawn surrounding it and the most beautiful view of Mt. Kenya right in the front yard! I was to discover that this was not where we would be living after all (aww, too bad!) but was the home Read more…

The Boy Scout Meeting

“Pleeeeeease!”, her dark-haired friend’s eyes pleaded as pitifully as her words. “But I don’t want to be a boy scout, and I’m not interested in pursuing law and order” the young girl replied to her friend. She could feel her resolve slipping and she felt the need to steel herself Read more…

The Call

Sitting with the choir one Sunday (the family dutifully went to church every Sunday), she sat politely listening to the missionary guest speaker. In all the years attending church in that denomination, she never recalled ever having met a missionary or hearing one speak. So, this was novel. He had Read more…

Watch this space…

Hello friends, This will not be a regular blog, like my previous ones. In fact, I am planning on trying something altogether different. More than one person has challenged me to attempt to write a book. Yup, you read that right. However, a book is really quite a humongous undertaking…one I Read more…