Snow Boots and Time Change

Snow Boots and Time Change

Pastor’s Word If you believe the weather reports, Sunday morning is going to be kind of yucky – light snow moving in shortly after dawn before turning over to rain later in the morning. Compounding matters is that it’s also time change week-end when we advance...
Hope for your Marriage

Hope for your Marriage

This is the 3rd session from our Marriage Seminar in Nov 2018 with Alasdair Groves of CCEF New England. We’ve already talked about how conflicts are opportunities to learn about our spouse’s desires and love on them better. We’ve already talked about...
The Great Privilege

The Great Privilege

Pastor’s Word Good Rain ’19 is in the books (our ministry initiative in Rwanda). And like all those since we began in 2011 it was rewarding, profitable and exhausting. The strongest feeling that I come away with is gratefulness…gratefulness that God lets me be a...
Wrap Up teaching day

Wrap Up teaching day

Today was “wrap up” of two full weeks of closing complete with a closing celebration after an early lunch (early especially for them).  We always try to get the Pastors on their way by 12:30 so the majority of them can get to their villages before night...
Interview with a Teen

Interview with a Teen

Pastor’s Word Over the years of youth ministry one often wonders what our students really think about God culture and their place in it. So I interviewed a few of them and would like to share some of the conversations in order to give you better insight into...
From the Ladies

From the Ladies

Muraho, shuti nziza!  (Hello, dear friends!)   Christina and I are in our second day of teaching.  Yesterday we traveled about 2 hours to Batima in the south of Rwanda and met with about 38 women.  These more rural ladies may look more care-worn...
Thoughts before Shane Departs

Thoughts before Shane Departs

As I spend my last night in Rwanda before leaving to return to my family and church family in Worcester, I look back at the past week teaching and fellowship with the pastors with great joy. Investing here each year is rewarding on a level that I have a hard time...

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