Hurry up and wait

The expression “hurry up and wait” is one I quickly learned when I started my career in medicine and that expression really comes to life when you live in West Africa. For those praying for DS, his salvation and his surgery please keep it up.  After a rush of activity and things moving very fastContinue reading “Hurry up and wait”

God’s perfect plans (and how He can use whatsapp)

God has been working in some amazing ways here in The Gambia, make sure to read how He protected the life of a Gambian man last week and this week I want to share with you about how He is going before us and has made a perfect plan for another Gambian man. DS isContinue reading “God’s perfect plans (and how He can use whatsapp)”

God ordained

Yesterday was one of those days where God had clearly laid out the “plans” and I was along for the ride and maybe a little slow in getting on board with His plans. Honestly, the day started off nicely with some good quiet time with the Lord and a little not too stressful office work.Continue reading “God ordained”

New Ministry Direction: Frequently Asked Questions

Will ABWE still be ministering in The Gambia? Yes! God has a team working to share the gospel in The Gambia and he is growing His team here. We are moving in a new direction that will open more doors for people to come and serve as well as more doors for the gospel. LetContinue reading “New Ministry Direction: Frequently Asked Questions”

5 years later

I awoke this morning praising God for how He is working in this tiny country, the smallest land country in all of Africa. Today is inauguration day in The Gambia, exactly 5 years ago today this is what I posted on Facebook “Keep praying for The Gambia and political transitions. I just heard some encouragingContinue reading “5 years later”

Medical Care

When you live in the middle of nowhere West Africa there are many things you learn to go without or those things at least look very different. One of those things is medical care, don’t worry I am not the patient. Myself, my teammates and our Gambian staff can usually handle the medical needs ofContinue reading “Medical Care”

A deep breath

T continues to do well in the hospital in Spain. She has been able to be moved out of the ICU to a regular room where her sister can stay with her. And, she is off a lot of her medications including her oxygen! This all started just 2 weeks ago with breathing difficulties. GodContinue reading “A deep breath”