Archive for the 'Buduburam – April ’05 Mission Trip' Category

Kristie, my daughter, responds to our trip to Buduburam

Thursday, May 26th, 2005

Dad, I don’t know what more I can say that Lisa didn’t already say! Amen to everything she wrote. God has created you with such a passion that it is difficult when you see such suffering. I know that you experience the joy and the pain of those around you. I have witnessed this in […]

Lisa, my daughter, responds to our trip to Buduburam

Wednesday, May 25th, 2005

Dearest Daddy, Yes, the darkness is grievously dark. The crucified innocence in the eyes of begging babies, the merciless cruelty of the sun that brings forth weeds, the shame of what many have been forced to do for food, the horror of merchandise in the midst of demoralizing poverty… the oppressive lostness, the desperation and […]

Ken’s comments on trip to Buduburam

Monday, May 23rd, 2005

Africa, been home over a month and my mind is still in confusion. My heart is torn and I stand in a gap between hunger for the sake of righteousness and tearful despair. I have seen so many scenes and faces and circumstances beyond hope and repair. The landscape of trash, endless rows of 8×10 […]

Mary comments on trip to Buduburam

Monday, May 23rd, 2005

It’s been a couple of weeks since we’ve been back from our trip and I can say the processing of our experience will continue for months. Ken has a contract here in Springs so we’re starting life again at home. The overall thought of the situation in Ghana/Africa is that it is hopeless. There are […]

God’s protection

Saturday, April 30th, 2005

To all: The following email exchange has occurred with John in Buduburam this past two days. It is obvious that God protected Mary and I while we were there (with all of your prayers). John: We are sad to hear that things have gotten worse at the camp. It became our concern while there that […]