This week a took a break from photography and computer repair to be an elementary school teacher. For a couple days I taught US Geography to the missionary kids that are home schooled here at the hospital. With a little help from Google Earth and my collections of photos and videos from our 2004 trip […]
Late this afternoon I went to a funeral in a village about 20 minutes away (more about that later). When I came back I was showing Heidi my photos and she stopped me on one and said “Wait a minute! I saw that guy this morning at clinic!” Apparently, she gave him the right medicine […]
Harmattan is the name of the dry season in West Africa. It gets its name from the winds that blow south from the Sahara Desert bringing with them fine particles of dust and sand. With no rain to settle the dust it fills the air. You can see it, you can smell it, you can […]
I was visiting a school run by Sankor Baptist Church in Winneba, Ghana and found this poor boy all alone in his classroom. The rest of the kids were outside playing. I don’t know if he got in trouble or just had homework to catch up on. I liked the various objects scattered on the […]
Two and a half years ago I attended New Covenant Baptist Church in Accra. I took some photos and met Pastor Chris. Later that week Pastor Chris took me to a village in a region they had been doing some evangelism. Today I attended New Covenant again and saw many familiar faces. I also saw […]
I was in a Muslim Hausa neighborhood of Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire with missionary Greg Sharpe and we were chatting with this guy. It took me several minutes before I noticed his t-shirt.