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Browsing Archive: December, 2014

Dec 19, 2014 - Day 3 of VBS in the village of Glasten

Posted by djaspersen on Friday, December 26, 2014, In : FIA 

by Mary Lindloff

Today I arrived at the village with mixed feelings; this was our last day of VBS here in Malawi! I was excited to have another opportunity to share God's Word with the children but I was also sad that this was my last day working with these precious children. Also, to be honest, I was a bit tired this morning from all the prep and teaching work we had done over the past two weeks.

That feeling of fatigue suddenly evaporated as we pulled up to the church and t...


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Dec 18, 2014 - Day 2 of VBS in the village of Glasten

Posted by djaspersen on Friday, December 26, 2014, In : FIA 

by Mary Lindloff

Today we arrived for our second day of VBS in the village of Glasten. I was excited to be able to teach the story of Jesus' birth to so many children!

After I told the story of Jesus' birth, the children had the opportunity to act out the story using masks. The children had chances to be Mary, Joseph, Caesar Augustus, the owner of the inn and the animals in the stable. The children eagerly volunteered to act out the story; their faces lit up with joy when the...


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THE TO DO LIST: BECCA REHBERGER

Posted by djaspersen on Tuesday, December 2, 2014, In : FIA 

KW Editor Note:  Becca Rehberger served in Toledo, Ohio this summer at Zion Lutheran Church and School.  Her mission was to help them grow in the community and spread God’s Word.


Everybody has a list: things to do, things to buy, people to see. Here in Toledo, Ohio, at Zion Lutheran Church, we have a list as well: a list of people for us to contact. It’s straightforward enough: names, numbers and addresses. They’re entries in a database.


Or are they?


We’ve done a lot of phone canvassing...


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