The first place in Ghana that we became familiar with was Countryside Orphanage. It was here that First Baptist Church adopted the poultry farm. We have visited several times and have even stayed in their guest rooms. They provide for over 100 orphans and over 40 others come daily because their families can’t provide for […]READ MORE
I was reading in Billy Graham’s famous devotional Unto the Hills, this morning and he related the following story. A father and his young daughter were great friends and much in each other’s company. Then the father noted a change in his daughter. If he went for a walk, she excused herself from going. He grieved […]READ MORE
Ebenezer When you first hear the name Ebenezer, what comes to mind? If you are like me, your thoughts flash instantly to Ebenezer Scrooge, the miserly and cold-hearted rich man in Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol. A man whose unfeeling stinginess is now synonymous with the label Scrooge. While in Ghana, I met a […]READ MORE
Transformed In the world today we recognize and respect people who make a big impact. We doff our hats to the likes of Warren Buffet and Bill Gates who give large amounts of their wealth to charity. There is even a webpage dedicated to this. We honor athletes when they visit children in hospitals. […]READ MORE
Transformation Obsessed It seems like these days people are always looking to be transformed in some way. We want to be thinner, richer, more respected, faster, smarter or better looking. We know it can be done. We’ve heard the stories of people who have overcome disabilities to become olympians. Legends like Steve Jobs or Mark […]READ MORE
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