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From the travel journal of Shelby:

“Africa is a lot dirtier then I expected; granted we were in the ghetto part of town. I mean it’s hot, and stinky and I’ve only had about three hours sleep in the past twenty-four hours, but I love this.

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Burkina Faso - Riz Gras and Peace on Earth

After a belting of a rain storm in Southern California, I took this country on solo. It was just too hot and sticky to make anything on Sunday night, so later in the week I made… 410 more words

The Quest For Peace Begins At Home

The Two Small Fish and the Five Small Loaves of Bread

Today I’m going to share a personal story from when we prayer walked the city, I hope y’all don’t mind? No? Okay I’m going to whether you say yes or no. 365 more words


Cobblers, Carpenters, and Craftsmen

This morning we headed out in three groups to prayer walk the city.  We met cobblers, carpenters, craftsmen, and many more tradesmen.  We had such a great time talking with everyone  (through translators) and learning about their trade. 114 more words


Bread of Life and the Fruit of the Spirit

This morning started out great!

We had our morning meeting then did a missionary panel with a few of the missionaries here; it was absolutely wonderful :) 256 more words


Do's and Don'ts in Dakar

Going to a new country on a continent you may have not visited before can be overwhelming. There’s so much to see, do, eat, and explore while still trying to understand a new culture. 555 more words

New Archive Creates Global Access To Rare African Photos

by Kristen ParkerMichigan State University

Hoping to preserve cultural heritage and change Western thought on Africa, a Michigan State University researcher will use a $300,000 National Endowment for the Humanities grant to digitize 100,000 original black-and-white negatives of Mali’s most important photographers, dating from the 1940s. 420 more words

Leadership In History