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Princess Project Update: September 2020

Princess Project Update: September 2020

"You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore."Psalm 16:11 Mike with some of our girls. I just returned from my trip to see the Princess Project girls in Sierra Leone and want to share...

Meet Mabel, Our Matron of the Family Home

Meet Mabel, Our Matron of the Family Home

Mabel Mansaray serves as the matron for our Family Home. Mabel mentors, counsels, cooks, tutors and teaches the girls life skills. She ensures the girls follow the rules and expectations of the home. The girls see her as a mother figure and close...

2016 Sierra Leone Trip Journal: Heading Home

2016 Sierra Leone Trip Journal: Heading Home

Wow!  What an incredible trip this has been.  I feel like I started this trip out unsure and uncertain. I did not understand why God had called me to Sierra Leone and I even questioned if He really did ask me to come.  I have learned so much about the people of Sierra...

2016 Sierra Leone Trip Journal: God Meets Us In The Interruptions

2016 Sierra Leone Trip Journal: God Meets Us In The Interruptions

Six more nights. That's all that is left on this 19 day journey. It's has been so incredible. I have learned so much about the Sierra Leone culture and about myself. This country has had nothing but open arms for  me. I have learned so much about the "interruptions"...

2016 Sierra Leone Trip Journal: Trying To Be Obedient To His Calling

2016 Sierra Leone Trip Journal: Trying To Be Obedient To His Calling

I thought I would be able to send daily emails but it's much harder than I thought. We spend the day busy in meetings with many people learning from them about these vulnerable children. And between those conversations and what we are witnessing it takes me time to...

2016 Sierra Leone Trip Journal: This Is Africa

2016 Sierra Leone Trip Journal: This Is Africa

It's been more challenging to send emails than I thought it would be. I guess that's why they say, TIA(This is Africa). I have not been able to get an internet connection on my computer yet and we only have electricity for about three hours each night. Leanne has been...

2016 Sierra Leone Trip Journal: How Did I End Up in Sierra Leone?

2016 Sierra Leone Trip Journal: How Did I End Up in Sierra Leone?

How did I end up in Sierra Leone on this trip? It's a very important lesson for me to remember about trusting God. I was having lunch with a friend before I left for this trip. He asked me who I was going with and where was I staying for the 19 days. I told him I was...

2016 Sierra Leone Trip Journal: The Text Message That Changed It All

2016 Sierra Leone Trip Journal: The Text Message That Changed It All

On my first trip to Sierra Leone, we met a native gentleman named Charles Yimbo. Charles is a school teacher who has a passion for Christ and the vulnerable street boys. These boys, some as young as seven years old are living on the streets trying to survive. Charles...