Lott Carey was born into slavery in Charles City County, Virginia. At the age of 33, Carey acquired his and his children's independence. Carey joined the united congregation of Richmond's First Baptist Church in 1807! A church in which Blacks and Whites co-worshipped! In 1813, Lott's wife passed away, but he could purchase himself and … Continue reading Lott Carey served in Liberia
Thing related particularly to the work of missions.
Tainted Water …
Lloyd and I were driving by a village in Ghana once where there had recently drilled a water well for the local community. There were young local children fetching water from the well. The children were pulling together on one rope to get their bucket out, and then came shock – horror! They were fetching … Continue reading Tainted Water …
No More Fear!
Have you ever been asked to do something new? odd? different? Do you, in spite of your gifts/talents, shrink back a bit when tasked with something that feels bigger than you? I'm sure you don't - but I sure do. There is something about stepping out into some new ministry when you've had success … Continue reading No More Fear!
Walking in Faith NOT Fear!
Saturday, December 1st!! I know that is tomorrow, but I will have completed the 6 weeks that the hospital appoints me. But today - November 30th, there's been a blessing!! Good news: Last weekend I had a fellowship the Saturday after Thanksgiving that was very encouraging to me. It was a time with our Ghanaian friends/family … Continue reading Walking in Faith NOT Fear!
Encouraged … believing the healing is coming
When dealing with this kind of healing - a situation where my salvation in Christ and my strong dependence upon the Father and my strong listening to the Holy Spirit is real - there is just no way for me to be in fear. My rules from the doctor in these first two weeks is … Continue reading Encouraged … believing the healing is coming