“Fill the bags”

This entry is part 11 of 27 in the series Zimbabwe 2007 Project

We’ve just published a “needs list” of items that the Village of Hope could use and what we’d like to be able to take when our team goes in June (just under a month to go!).? Thanks to special arrangements with British Airways, we are able to take two extra bags per team member and […]

And we’re off!

This entry is part 13 of 27 in the series Zimbabwe 2007 Project

Bags are packed, vehicles are loaded, and we’re heading to Toronto for boarding the plane. The emotions of all the guys are mixed as we say good byes to our families and our hellos to each other in anticipation of this incredible two week journey. We definitely feel the weight of responsibility with all the […]

Brick Chain and hey – some pictures!

This entry is part 14 of 27 in the series Zimbabwe 2007 Project

Hi there folks! Another day has come and gone here in Zimbabwe. Did you know that the Zimbabwean day is nearly always 12hours long? The sun rises at 6am and sets at 6pm (give or take a few minutes). When the sun rises, it’s bright – when the sun sets its dark, almost immediately – […]

Fathers Day away from home

This entry is part 15 of 27 in the series Zimbabwe 2007 Project

Hi folks! Today we woke up to father’s day and for us Dad’s it was a bit of an emotional day away from home as we miss our families. The gifts and contact from our families certainly helped alot πŸ™‚ Thanks! We started out the day by making our way to Sunday School class at […]

Family Day in Zimbabwe!

This entry is part 16 of 27 in the series Zimbabwe 2007 Project

Today we attended worship at Hope Community Church for the morning service. We were thrilled that some of the workers we had invited to church attended this morning – it was great that they joined us for the service. I had the wonderful privilege to preach this morning and it was a real neat experiencing […]

“ROAR” or so the Lion says…

This entry is part 17 of 27 in the series Zimbabwe 2007 Project

Today was our “R&R” day here in Zimbabwe. We went and visited a place called “Billy Vaughn Game Park” which is located about 30 minutes outside of Harare. The journey through the countryside on the way there was a treat in and of itself. The Zimbabwe countryside is absolutely gorgeous. Many of us had that […]

Final Day in Harare

This entry is part 18 of 27 in the series Zimbabwe 2007 Project

Well here we are at last, a day that at first seemed like it was a long ways off and now has oh too quickly crept up on us. We’re at the last day of our journey here in Zimbabwe. As we’ve talked about the time here there are moments where it seems like we’ve […]

Arrival safely in London

This entry is part 19 of 27 in the series Zimbabwe 2007 Project

Hi folks – just a quick update that we’ve arrived safely in London and have checked into the hotel for overnight. It was a pretty emotional goodbye in Harare this morning. All of us are looking forward to getting home πŸ˜‰ To our families…if you want to send an email to any of us feel […]