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Tanzania Team - A Blog with Many Pictures

Posted by Sam Johnson on

Greetings and salutations, Our weeklong program at the Mwanza Bible Institute has officially come to an end. We’re readying ourselves for a long trip back to America, but are also thanking God for the week that he gave us here. The team members who have been to Mwanza before are quite...

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Tags: homeward bound, finished week at mbi, many images

Tanzania Team - Work at MBI Continues

Posted by Sam Johnson on

Jambo from Mwanza, Today we completed our fourth day at the Mwanza Bible Institute. Joseph (head of MBI) had car trouble in the morning, which prevented him from arriving at the institute in time for the morning sessions. This created some challenges for us, but it proved a great opportunity to...

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Tags: sunshine, tanzania, mbi, bible teaching

Tanzania Team - Day 2 at MBI

Posted by Sam Johnson on

Greetings and salutations, dear readers! We want to tell you about our team’s second day at the Mwanza Bible Institute, which was this Tuesday. The two Eds (Kaleefey and Wiers) continued in teaching the class on the doctrine of God, and Cindy Marrell taught the women in an overview of...

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Tags: tanzania, mbi, computers, bookshelves, paper sailboats

Tanzania Team – Work Has Begun

Posted by Sam Johnson on

Hello everyone! We wanted to give another update from Mwanza to say that we began our week-long program at the Mwanza Bible Institute today. Despite some initial scheduling snafus, the leaders agreed that it was a good first day overall. Here are a few pictures from the...

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Tags: first day complete, thank you for praying

Tanzania Team Update

Posted by Sam Johnson on

We are happy to report that our team made it to Mwanza in only 43-44 hours (50 turned out to be a bit of an overestimate, much to our collective relief). We didn’t experience any missed flights or lost luggage—praise God! Thank you so much for your prayers for our journey. We are now...

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Tags: tanzania, thanks be to god, safe arrival, many tasks ahead

Tanzania Team Checking In

Posted by Sam Johnson on

Greetings and salutations from the road! We have begun our journey towards Tanzania and the Mwanza Bible Institute (MBI). The first leg of our journey consists of a drive to the Chicago airport from Grand Rapids, which will be followed by several flights and layovers (including a brief...

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Tags: tanzania, please pray, journeying, god bless, mwanza