Today, the seven YLI coaches and six new in-training coaches will be descending upon us in Kumasi for the coach’s conference. These are the key young men and women who lead our work of incarnational evangelism and mentoring discipleship throughout Ghana. They are natural leaders (what Jim Moye called H.A.F.T. Heart for God, Available, Faithful,Continue reading “Coach’s Conference”
Here is a post from Carrie. More family updates and pictures of the kids are at our scrapple the lab blog. “We are starting our second full week in our little house in Kumasi. A sort of routine has established itself, one which involves waking up much earlier than I would like. Typically the kids areContinue reading “Sharing good things”
We have gotten this question from a bunch of people after we wrote that a wild bush cat was living in the spare bedroom in our house. Its actually called a genet cat and has been raised from a kitten by the missionaries that own our house. Here is a picture of one I foundContinue reading “So what exactly is living in your house?”
Yesterday, Jatoe, Churcher and I drove to a town called Essam to meet with Alfred, a teacher who Jatoe ran into in Sunyani in 2006. Since that short conversation Alfred has been calling Jatoe periodically to ask if YLI could come and train some young people in Essam. We are going to hold that conference July 23rd – 25th. If you find Essam on a map of GhanaContinue reading “Alfred from Essam”
YLI Head Coach Albert Jatoe and I walked this morning to the internet cafe and Jatoe wanted to share a few words with all of you.
Here we are, day four in Ghana, and I think we are beginning to get settled in here in Kumasi. Our house for the month of July is a small two bedroom bungalow, and is also home to two guard dogs, countless geckos (a few chickens are also running around but I am not sureContinue reading “Getting Settled In”
Thank you everyone for showing so much love and support for us as we leave for Ghana. God has confirmed this call to us in many ways, not the least of which is how so many people have come around us and are praying for us. It is wonderful to know that we are notContinue reading “Thanks for a Great Send Off!”
Listen to Jim’s voice and call to young people in Africa. YLI Podcast Bumper