Wednesday morning before the Easter weekend, a beautiful day in Cape Town, sunny, bright and warm. Sara and I decided to take a friend, Ross, to breakfast at an outdoor restaurant overlooking the city. We’d just ordered and I was explaining to Ross how my wife Sana, started designing and making leather handbags by hand. Except, I started slurring like an angry five year old who had hi ice cream taken away. Sara immediately rose and said that we were going to the hospital! Read More »
CAPE BIBLE SEMINARY
Bro Charlie, the truck driver who delivered the container to the warehouse, is a refugee from Zimbabwe. He was shocked to see so many boxes of Bibles being unloaded. He’d seen his delivery instructions and noticed the names on the manifest: Church of Christ, Cape Bible Seminary. On the way to the warehouse, he prayed that God would lead him to brethren who could teach the Word. When he arrived, I greeted him in Shona, his home languages not spoken in SA except among the refugees. He asked about the Bibles and I asked if he needed one. Read More »
Greetings to everyone in the name of Jesus! Summer’s over (sadly) but there is still plenty of sunshine and heat. For everyone over there, the big chill is over and spring’s in the air.
BIBLES FOR AFRICA PROJECT
Several churches began their own internal Bible collections for the container. Overwhelmingly, the Kentwood Christian Church collected the most – over 1,500 Bibles and New Testaments. Two other congregations, The United Church in Los Alamos (NM) and the Holy Cross in Bluffton (SC) also made the call and shipped the Bibles to Michigan. Neither church had ever participated before. Also, two individuals helped a great deal. Kim Wilson (Zephyr Hills, FL) and Jeff Cook (Stroh, IN) personally packed several boxes of Bibles and Christian books. I am sure there were others, too, but these are the ones that had marked their boxes and that I knew about. Certainly, there were many more. By far, there were more Bibles in this last container than any other – over 6,000, new and used! Read More »