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The Unhurried Journey to Faith

If there’s one thing we’ve learned about living in Africa, it’s that everything takes longer than you expect, and making disciples is no exception. When we first begin discipling a family who desires to follow Jesus, we take them through a series of Bible studies called “Discovering God.” It’s 20 lessons long, and we try(…)

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We Haven’t Been Eaten By Lions

Some people have very unrealistic ideas of what Togo is like. We get asked the question quite often, “What kinds of animals do you see there?” What they expect to hear is, “Lions, elephants, zebras, and giraffes,” but the real answer: mostly pigs, goats, chickens, mangy dogs, and the occasional even-more-mangy cat. However, it’s been so(…)

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