“HE SHALL HAVE DOMINION FROM SEA TO SEA”

“HE SHALL HAVE DOMINION FROM SEA TO SEA”

I’m in Johannesburg South Africa, on my way home from northern Uganda. Yesterday was a general Election Day in SA – interestingly, a day of great excitement and joy. Why? Because, the South Africans tell me it’s only been 10 years since apartheid...
“It is ever thus…”

“It is ever thus…”

 According to the President of our world’s newest country, South Sudan, we’re about to see “the worst man-made famine in the history of mankind” in the next few months. He’s referring to the devastation of the war with the North over oil. And once again it’s the women...
“It’s a team effort in a dangerous game”

“It’s a team effort in a dangerous game”

I tend to shrug off comments from friends and family re: safety during our work in Africa.  Not that Kathy and I are cavalier, it’s just that we have spent so much of our lives in “danger zones” that we don’t give much thought to risk. So, when...
“Strongest Man I Ever Met”…

“Strongest Man I Ever Met”…

My dad died early yesterday morning at 1 am. He died peacefully in a deep sleep. He was 91. The emails, texts and phone calls are flooding in. “Strongest man we ever met”…”my spiritual father”…”the biggest encourager in my...
“The Money Has Landed”

“The Money Has Landed”

Board meetings are supposed to be boring right? You know, all those spread sheets, reports and policy decisions, etc, etc. Well, I just came out of a Visionledd board meeting and I’m pumped! Why? Because we reviewed over 120 projects in Africa that we supported over...
A Blessed New Year!

A Blessed New Year!

Just like last year, and every year I can remember, people are wishing each other “Happy New Year!”. We want to be happy ourselves, and assume (correctly) that others want to be happy too. Happy is good, unhappy is bad. So happy means no negatives, no...