Signing Off – Final Thoughts: Good Rain ’18

We’re back.  We arrived Monday night, clearing customs in Boston just before 8PM after close to 29 hours of travel that saw us go from Kigali to Entebbe to Istanbul to Boston.   The trip went smoothly, but that didn’t mean the Good Rain ’18 team wasn’t exhausted.  They were a...

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Retreat Wrap-up : Good Rain ’18

Day 2 & 3 of the Marriage Conference: Rated PG-13 🙂   Hello everyone, Shane here. Wow, what a great last two days of our Marriage Conference. Yesterday morning began with a teaching session from David and Lucy on “Communication in Marriage.” They did a fantastic job. They walked through...

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Good Rain ’18: Women and Solar Panels

Hi, everyone.  This is Christina.   Well, we’ve been having quite a time here.   Every day is an adventure, every experience an opportunity to learn.  Yesterday we drove down a couple of hours to the southeast region, Bugasera, almost to the Burundi border (but only because our driver got lost).  A...

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First Impressions – Good Rain ’18

David and Lucy Li are making their first trip to Rwanda.  Here are their first impressions after a few days in country… First impressions This is Lucy and I’s first time in Rwanda and first time in Africa. While we have had a number of cross-cultural experiences (inner-city Philadelphia, Russia,...

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Up and Running – GR ’18

Good Rain Team 2 is up and running – well, maybe more like walking – in Kigali!  Such a beautiful country filled with gracious people!  This is the first I’ve been back since I broke my leg in 2016, so I received a very warm welcome from Pr. Theo’s family...

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The Rwandan Baptism – 3rd Day of Teaching

Wednesday, the sun is shining it is warm.  Neal is checking the weather often, worried that the second half of his team will be snow bound in Boston or delayed and caught in Istanbul.  I have traveled with this man for many years – he is amazing, and cares very...

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Good Rain 18: First Day of Teaching

Another first day of teaching in Rwanda.  It is remarkable how close we have become with this group of men and women pastors.  They are part of our family. The sessions begin and ends with prayer.  Both sides then share the blessings that have occurred during the year.  When I...

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