Books

Venice of Africa Ganvié

The Venice of Africa: Ganvié on Stilts

An Intriguing city A journey away from my steel-box home always overwhelms me more than it should. My lack of a car, a local phone, or a sense of direction make exploring feel like a monumental task. That’s why I’m glad we didn’t wait too long before heading out to Ganvié, the lesser known Venice […] Read more…

The Checklist Team

The hospital opened, ward shifts have started, patients are trickling in and out as we fill a growing number of hospital beds. This is all so exciting, but there’s something else that deserves attention. A small team was sent out today to Fenerive Est, a town just north of the port city of Tamatave. Their […] Read more…

Thoughts on Papa, Jesus and Sarayu

It was my third time reading this book. First time, my mind was blown. Second time, I was brought to tears by some of the images presented. Third time, a bit less enchanting, but still I was able to glean so many lessons. Another warning: The Shack will probably annoy you if you get uptight about theology. This […] Read more…