Heidi performs a rare procedure to remove a years-old piece of dead bone from a young woman’s arm.
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Paul Jenkins explores questions about representation, cultural context, and historical meaning in a photograph by Basel Mission doctor Rudolf Fisch. The photograph was taken at the beginning of the 20th century in Akwapim, the traditional Akon Kingdom in Ghana.
“You don’t catch a disease by saying ‘Good morning!’ ” – A Mamprusi Proverb
We go to see our friend in Nakpanduri and let Dr. Furtak say goodbye to her.
One of the things we were looking forward to the most upon our return was worshiping with our Ghanaian friends again. This past Sunday we joined our church in the village of Kolinvaai and it was a wonderful reunion.
Since we’re starting a new season back in West Africa, it’s time for a new family photo!
After about 29 hours travel from Tampa’s airport to Accra’s, we finally made it!
Travel was a lot more complicated and stressful with the pandemic precautions being taken by the airlines and countries. However, we praise God that in the end we made it safely, we got all of our luggage without any issues and we passed our COVID tests upon arrival.
My parents served as IMB missionaries to Ivory Coast from the mid-80s to mid-00s. I recently came across this old archival video of my parents and their teammates talking about their ministry in Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire.