4 VILLAGE AWANA CONTEST A BIG SUCCESS! FAMOUS AWANA 4 TEAM TUG O WAR! AWANA leader Carlitos Jorge (orange shirt) and Dave VanderGriend (blue shirt) in background. Over 100 children, teens, and adults attended, hearing the story of Jesus’ Ascension after the games were over. Every team managed to win a few rounds, but the Balama team were the champions by far.
HAPPY RESURRECTION DAY TO ALL! Praying safe travels and a BLESSED EASTER WEEKEND for all of you, for you are all family in my heart! Having the 3rd BLOOD MOON on the eve of this Easter morning makes one truly “look up” for the Lord’s return is very near. Our family in the bush will have a wonderful Sunday of Praise and Worship, followed by our Youth Team putting
FROM “BUSH BUNNY BRENDA” DATE: MARCH 28. 2015 Baby Edna and her foster mother are a sweet reminder of ore motto, HAND IN HAND WITH THE LEAST OF THESE. Thank you to all who support these precious little ones. REALITY ON THE MISSION FIELD, A FAITH BUILDING WEEK. To have an effective ministry on any mission field, means a missionary is always open to multiple attacks from many
FROM “BUSH BUNNY BRENDA“DATE: MARCH 21. 2015 MAPUTO TRIP RAN SMOOTH AS GLASS, THANKS TO YOUR PRAYER COVERAGEThere was no doubt that the Lord’s hand was in this 4 day adventure. My Monday flight on LAM to Maputo went smoothly, with only a minor delay at landing. LAM (Moz. airlines) has the nick name of “Late And Maybe”, meaning it usually runs late and it “might” get
FROM “BUSH BUNNY BRENDA“DATE: MARCH 14. 2015 BABIES BOOMING IN BALAMA!We received 4 in one day on Thursday, the 12th, so to say things were “hopping” around here is an understatement. Three of the babies have family to care for them, but one of those babies was critical, so I had to rush her to the emergency room to be admitted. Baby Edna and her grandmother
FROM “BUSH BUNNY BRENDA“DATE: MARCH 8, 2015 SAYING GOODBYE TO FAITHFUL SERVANTS IS NEVER EASY Katie and Ashlynn busy sorting clothes for our kids. Saturday, the Balama Blazers, Katie and Ashlynn, and I will leave Balama for the 4 hour drive to Pemba. They can catch a plane and begin their 40+ hour journey to the USA. When Jesus sends you to one of the “ends of the earth”
FROM “BUSH BUNNY BRENDA“DATE: FEBRUARY 28, 2015 YOUTH EARNING FUNDS FOR CHURCH KEYBOARDThe church youth group decided they wanted to buy a simple keyboard for the church. Bertino, our Youth Leader, knows how to play simple music learned from the Assembly of God music group (who have a keyboard). I’m very proud of our youth group, because they did not come running to “Mama Brenda” asking
FROM “BUSH BUNNY BRENDA“DATE: FEBRUARY 21, 2015 HOWDY FOLKS! BUNNY BACK FROM SOUTH AFRICASorry I missed making a blog last Saturday, but Eric and I didn’t finish organizing my new laptop until after church on Sunday. I flew back on Monday and all went well. Eric, my friend/hostess Elzabe, and I organized all the supplies, did the shopping, and even had some time for frozen yoghurt
FROM “BUSH BUNNY BRENDA“DATE: FEBRUARY 14, 2015 Message from Bush Bunny in Johannesburg Today is day seven of Brenda’s trip to RSA. She has compressed her “to do” list into these few days, and is in the home stretch. . Her plan is to be back in Moz on Monday. Lots of packing and preparing for the flight to Pemba, and then the drive to Balama.
FROM “BUSH BUNNY BRENDA“DATE: FEBRUARY 8, 2015 IN MEMORY OF OUR WEBMASTER, PHILLIP FERGUSON II PHILLIP FERGUSON II, 1970 — 2015 Phillip was a genius when it came to anything related to computers or the internet. When our old webmaster became terminally ill, it was Fil2 (as he was fondly known), who came to our rescue. He designed our new website as you see it today, and