Trip to adulala
The team made a 4 hour trip to visit Birra and his church in Adulala, On the way, we saw a sign advertising the "Adulala Resort". I was going to take a picture of it on the way back, but forgot - remember, the pictures and story we are sharing is not a "resort" The original adulala church was featured in a previous blog (June 2016), but I'll include a picture of both churches. This new church was built following a surge in membership after our friends from St. Charles Method
Dinner Ethiopian style
We try to provide a cultural experience for our teams. For one this size, we can do it at home with the help of our Ethiopian cook, Sebela. The meal was prepared and served culturally, providing Enjera, and various wots - meat, vegetables, and cheese. We had our entire team, Brian Roberts, Jeff Newsome and Jerry Burger. We also invited Fikre and his wife, Almaz, Asrat and his wife, Frewot, Joseph and his wife, and all the kids. The ladies wore traditional Ethiopian dres
Fixing the water system at the Well House
The most important task of the current team from Fellowship Bible church is to get our long dormant water system operating now that we have access to city water. They are installing a new ground level 3000 l tank to accumulate the water when it comes - generally once a week - sometimes every two weeks. Then it will be pumped to a 2000 l tank 50 ft in the air, which will provide gravity feed to the three buildings. In addition to getting the tank in place, the team had to ru
You have helped. We have a car.
Some time ago, we asked for help in replacing our severely damaged car. It was a 1992 Toyota Land Cruiser - a 4 wheel drive utility vehicle that is so necessary for our work in Ethiopia. Lo and behold, you have responded, and we have a new vehicle. a 1998 Nissan Patrol. Very similar to the Toyota that was destroyed. We are not used to new cars. Before we came here, we sold our car - a 2004 Lincoln aviator - so a 1998 is not all that much older. below are the 3 cars men