The lunar eclipse as seen from Nalerigu, Ghana.
The challenges of bike riding during dry season.
First Baptist Church Nalerigu ordains 12 new deacons in a special service on Sunday, December 23, 2018.
On Christmas morning we drove south to our church in Kolinvaai as we have done in years past. There we celebrated the birth of our Savior with our brothers and sisters there. Pastor Sugri shared the story of the announcement and birth of Christ. Then church members sang worship songs in different languages. After Mampruli, […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
This month the Baptist Medical Centre where we live and work celebrated its 60th anniversary. Back in May, the celebratory events started and continued until the climax on November 8th. Delegates from BMC partners, government agencies and departments, churches and conventions all gathered at the BMC Public Health Park for the event. The guest of […]
This past Sunday we were invited again by our friend Pastor David Duut to visit his church in Baungu and participate in the baby naming ceremony (outdooring) of his newborn. The little boy was named Godfrey Motaug. David explained that Motaug is a Bimoba word that means “unity”. Almost exactly years ago, William officiated their […]