It was like sitting across from a stone. Sporadically he would blink, rock back and forth, and occasionally glance around. But mostly he just sat there, staring straight ahead, uninvolved and detached. I bustled back and forth, handing out registration forms to kids. We had passed out meat pies earlier and some of the children […]
We bowed our heads, we closed our eyes, and we stretched out our hands. In short, we blessed her. But what I came to understand by spending time in relationship with Nigerians is that we gave her the greatest gift. We called on the name of the Almighty and asked Him to look on her- […]
Husband of a Different Color Back in 1999 Bill and I were celebrating our third wedding anniversary. A friend had given us a gift card for a romantic dinner at the elegant Dierdorf & Hart’s in St. Louis. We were young and in love and thrilled at the promise of the delicious food that was awaiting us! It’s in my nature to adventurously try new things, especially when it comes […]
On this particular day of our summer 2015 trip to Nigeria our team found ourselves working hard on renovations to the first MOYA Centre. The vibrant blue African sky above brought to mind a heavenly canopy of protection over us even as the bright sun drenched us in sweat. We were to meet with the […]
Below are a handful of pictures from our time visiting Nigeria. We have many more pictures that we are sorting through and hope to put online soon. We are also posting pictures to social media, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up on the latest news!