A Taste of Life in Soddo
-Kristi Burns Friends, Staying with the Bowers is very eye-opening. Life in Ethiopia is filled with challenge. There is still no rain and water supplies are drying up everywhere. We finally have water coming into the orphanage again by donkey. Thank you Lord! Last night I worshiped at the Bower’s home with the missionaries working at Soddo Christian Hospital. They sing praise songs and...
NCF Trip Update
Friends and family, This will go down as the trip with tons of technology challenges. Mike Stemm’s computer has not been working. The team has left for Dilla and I am in Soddo at the Bowers helping them with fundraising; helping their daughter with homeschooling; washing dishes…well just a little of everything. Please pray for the health of our team. Mike was quite sick yesterday but...
February Team Trip Update
- Kristi Burns We had a flawless trip to Addis Ababa. We arrived at our hotel at around 11:30 PM and were in bed by midnight. Sunday we worshiped at the International Evangelical church where the November team worshiped. It was wonderful and we met a young couple originally from Montana, Shawn and Becky Cox and their two daughters. Shawn teaches at a private school in Addis and Becky, who...
Outside the Gate
“This January, I had another opportunity to invest your donations into wheat for the traditional Christmas Bread in Wolaitta! I arrived at the church compound where about 280 people were already waiting for their portion of wheat - they were called in by their pastors who carefully selected the few from their congregations who were in the most need. Outside the gate, I came upon a beautiful...