Youth Leader’s Retreat

Youth Leader’s Retreat

We woke from a restful night to a gorgeous mountain view that is breathtakingly beautiful. After a delicious breakfast, we divided up to run errands for Youth Leader’s Retreat.  Some went for firewood and groceries along with Swazi friends to Manzini. Others went into Mbabane to buy jugs of water and supplies […]

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Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

July 4, 2019 — Getting a much needed shower and sleeping in a bed last night felt great.  Some folks rested better than others, but everybody was excited about our day.  Before leaving BIMS we met Steve, Lynn’s husband.  Lynn manages BIMS and he assists with maintenance on the compound. As Southern Baptists we […]

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Into the Wild

Into the Wild

Tuesday, July 2nd – 10 team members met at First Baptist Church in Washington to board the bus for Raleigh Durham airport. We were surrounded by family and friends.  To be sent off on this mission trip to Swaziland with such love, support and prayers was overwhelming.  A former Swazi alumnus, Mrs. Evelyn […]

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WMU Team serves in Eswatini

WMU Team serves in Eswatini

A Kentucky Women’s Missionary team served October 4-15, 2018 in what was formerly known as Swaziland. It was renamed by the king to Eswatini. Those on the team were team leader, Wayne Myers, emeritus IMB missionary to Swaziland, Rev. Jay Hatfield and his wife, Cheryl of Willisburg, Diane McDaniel, of […]

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January Team Update

January Team Update

Our team had 11 people from 4 different states – North Carolina, Texas, Kentucky, California and Delaware. All had been to Swaziland more than once, except for two on the team. This team went with a ministry focus of training, medical, evangelism and construction. Our first weekend in Swaziland, four […]

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Diaspora

Diaspora

If you’re reading this blog, this means that we are home. Maybe not all of us quite yet, but pretty close. We’ve landed at RDU, and we’re heading back to our respective cities, towns, and neighborhoods, exhausted and spent but joyful. We’re so ready for well-earned rest, and to begin […]

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Still

Still

Today we spent the day enjoying Kruger again….but this time with AMAZING cats. We witnessed both leopards and cheetahs, as well as an incredible encounter with lions. Lions are fairly lazy creatures; they enjoy sunbathing and resting. But this time, two females lions felt invigorated and walked within 10 FEET […]

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Back to Bethel

Back to Bethel

Today we began to enjoy the beauty that is the Kruger National Park. It is full of all kinds of amazing creatures, teeming with life and abundance. We saw so many kinds of animals, both big and small and basked in the glory of God’s amazing creation. This time has […]

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Undone

Undone

Undone.   We have been undone today. We spent most of the morning with Daran and Theresa Rehmeyer, the founders of Kudvumisa Foundation. All we can even begin to say is, “wow.” We bore witness to the incredible work they are doing here. Their clinic is literally dreams being birthed […]

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Hamba

Hamba

Our days of ministry are finally coming to a close. Today we loaded up and sped off to Tsaneni to visit the churches in the Northeast. We spent the morning visiting, teaching Sunday school, and worshipping with our Swazi friends here. We also were able to take communion alongside our […]

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