Hey fam!

We have had a great day!! You will find photos below that will hopefully help you get a taste of what we experienced today. BUT! Before you get to the photos, read what the team said when asked “What are you expecting this week?”

We love y’all!

xxx

KG

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I expect to have a better vision for ministry when I go back home. -Anjelica

I’m expecting to renew relationships, encourage the workers here, and for God to do new things in and through me. -Patti

I expect new/stronger bonds with the team and Jesus and the people who live and work here. -Amber

Clarity on our direction with Thembalitsha. - Don

I am expecting for GOD to present his grace and mercy to me in a way that I would not be expecting. - Kyle

To show kids Jesus and play with them, to get out of my comfort zone, for spiritual renewal and for God to reveal focus and direction for future ministry with kids. - Sarah

I am expectant for building deeper relationships with Jesus, also within the team and with new friends here. - Meredith

I’m expectant to deepen relationships, encourage and love the ministries here in any way that I can, and to be renewed spiritually. - Carla

I'm expecting to see God work in ways that only He can. -  Aaron

I’m expecting to experience joy in this journey as we pour ourselves out for one another and the people of SA. - Jack

I’m expecting God to bond this team in a way that impacts our time in SA and also for future ministry at/thru IFC! - Karla

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Heading to breakfast to start our day.  

Heading to breakfast to start our day.  

The Elgin Valley. We are staying and ministering in this area throughout the week. The juxtaposition of the beauty against the need in this part of the world can be overwhelming.  

The Elgin Valley. We are staying and ministering in this area throughout the week. The juxtaposition of the beauty against the need in this part of the world can be overwhelming.  

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Tired leaders 🤣 

Tired leaders 🤣 

The guest house the team is staying in at The Village of Hope.  

The guest house the team is staying in at The Village of Hope.  

Afternoon reading to prep for our week!  

Afternoon reading to prep for our week!  

Capturing video of what God is doing here.  

Capturing video of what God is doing here.  

Showing the current VOH kiddos photos of KG’s kids! Their toddler photos are on the wall and the iPhone holds their current photo. So thankful for this place.  

Showing the current VOH kiddos photos of KG’s kids! Their toddler photos are on the wall and the iPhone holds their current photo. So thankful for this place.  

Pastor Jack doing what he does best...making kids feel amazing.  

Pastor Jack doing what he does best...making kids feel amazing.  

Anjelica is a trooper! :) 

Anjelica is a trooper! :) 

Big spiders aren’t our friends 😭 

Big spiders aren’t our friends 😭 

Meredith is a beast! Getting her workout in during down time!  

Meredith is a beast! Getting her workout in during down time!  

Dinner time was a time of rich fellowship...and struggling to keep our eyes open...

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Grocery shopping for the week! 

Grocery shopping for the week! 

Carla got her bag!!!!! Praise Jesus and thank you for praying!  

Carla got her bag!!!!! Praise Jesus and thank you for praying!  

So thankful Jack can make fires to keep us warm!  

So thankful Jack can make fires to keep us warm!  

Ending the day with a team meeting! Sharing our “Joy, Junk and Jesus” moments, discussing our required reading (see next photo) and praying together.     

Ending the day with a team meeting! Sharing our “Joy, Junk and Jesus” moments, discussing our required reading (see next photo) and praying together.  

 

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Calling home to those we love. Thank God for technology. For real.  

Calling home to those we love. Thank God for technology. For real.  

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