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Day 4 of ILA Camp – Overwhelmed with gratitude

Sitting in the debriefing meeting at the close of our day I’m overwhelmed with gratitude for what has happened. Before the meeting we saw the sun set in a colorful, expansive panorama of trees and pastel clouds. Nearly a week full of teaching, activities, team building and worship has lead to NINE first year learners...

October 4, 2018October 12, 2018by
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Day 2 of ILA Camp – Group Projects

Hello from South Africa! The second day of the ILA camp was full throttle!  After breakfast the learners got right into their classes for the day.  It was awesome seeing the learners from last year and how they have grown in their faith and leadership. The 2ndand 3rdyear learners are so confident and putting their...

October 3, 2018October 4, 2018by
FASA and ILA, Start your engines!
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FASA and ILA, Start your engines!

Happy Sunday! This morning we had a worship dedication time at Agape church in Lephalale, South Africa.  The message was based on Proverbs 16:3 which is “Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and He will establish your plans”.   What an awesome instruction on giving the ILA camp and the learners over to Christ to...

September 30, 2018September 30, 2018by
Newcomer’s Plug In Trip
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Newcomer’s Plug In Trip

Over the past seven days, my wife Mhei and I have gotten to truly “plug-in” to the ministry of FASA. We spent practically every waking moment with FASA’s Field Directors, Jody and Kathy Adams, who we didn’t know when we got there but we now know quite well. Over the course of the week, we...

August 8, 2018August 8, 2018by
Team 3 – Youth Camp has come to and end.
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Team 3 – Youth Camp has come to and end.

‘I can say that FASA has impacted my relationship with Christ!’ The young adults just left FASA Lodge and we’re having trouble describing what we just experienced this week here in Lephalale. We’re all walking emotional rollercoasters right now as we are still trying to process everything from the last 5 days.  It’s hard to...

July 13, 2018July 13, 2018by
Team 3 – Fourth day of camp  – focus on Service
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Team 3 – Fourth day of camp – focus on Service

Why, How and Who do we serve? Today was yet again a wonderful day at camp.  The topic of the day was Service.  I opened the day with a devotional on the motivations of service.  For our first session on service, Scott talked about why we serve, how we serve, and who we serve. Quiet...

July 12, 2018July 12, 2018by
Team 3 – Youth Overnight Camp Day Three
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Team 3 – Youth Overnight Camp Day Three

Youth Overnight Camp Day Three – The Word of God Today was another amazing day at youth camp! The topic today was the Word of God. The morning started off with a great breakfast followed by the opening devotion by Matt, which I must say was quite a hit. Papa Makgae gave an inspiring message...

July 11, 2018July 11, 2018by
Team 3 – Second Day of Youth Camp – Worship
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Team 3 – Second Day of Youth Camp – Worship

The focus of Tuesday was Worship.  The day started with some praise songs led by a group of the youth attending the camp.  Next, Norissa led our devotion. After breakfast, we had a session led by a local youth leader, Jason, followed up by breaking out into our small groups. After our small group we had...

July 10, 2018July 10, 2018by
Team 3 – First day of youth camp!
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Team 3 – First day of youth camp!

Today was the first day of the overnight youth camp and the departure of Team 2.  As we waited for the youth to arrive we made all of the beds and set out the games for the day.  Rob even did some last minute plumbing to get an extra room ready as more kids came...

July 9, 2018July 9, 2018by
Team 3 – Off to a great beginning!
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Team 3 – Off to a great beginning!

Off to a great beginning! Team 3 is off to a great beginning!  We have been here for three full days and we have already been able to experience more then we could have ever imagined. Being able to arrive a day early allowed us to plug in with Team 2 and participate in the...

July 8, 2018July 8, 2018by