As we’ve done in years’ past, we set aside time on Christmas Eve to open gifts from our relatives and spend time together as a family. Christmas Day is always long and hectic between church fellowship and going around town to greet our friends for the holiday.
A real Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant opened in Tamale and we went to check it out! Spoiler alert: It was as greasy as expected.
Give to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering today.
Since we moved to Nalerigu in 2014, I’ve attended the Damba Festival at the NaYiri’s palace every year. It is the penultimate cultural event in Mamprugu. This year when Damba was held in Nalerigu on November 18th, a large group attended from Bawku in the Upper East Region of Ghana. Leading them was the Gbangraana […]
Every year we do a little timelapse video of our Christmas decoration. This year we upgraded a bit and went 4K for all ya’ll with big, fancy TVs!
A decade ago, Tennessee’s The Baptist & Reflector printed a story on my dad and his years of missionary service in West Africa.
Patience’s eldest child’s name is ‘useless’.
This year’s Damba Festival was a great one that went off without a hitch. I joined the “young men” to dane the Saturday night before but they organized again around 1pm on Sunday, the day of Damba. I missed the second young men’s dance but was invited into the palace to be with the elders […]