anashida na wewe

From my friend Lauren. A look into a fellow missionary’s life in Tanzania.

he has a problem with you.

he needs to speak with you.

he needs to ask you for a  favor.

you won’t know what to say.

you won’t know what to do.

you’ll try your best to help with the solution.

this cycle is becoming all too common lately.  there’s a part of me that longs to not hear it.  with the first murmur of anashida na wewe, my heart starts pumping faster and i can hear dixie chicks  singing “ready to run” in my head.  just kidding.  that’s what i do when things get serious, i tell awkward jokes.  oh well.

so yesterday, the cycle beckoned, and i couldn’t avoid.  i stood on the shores of redemption and new life, and listened as the chief talked about fading life.  there was a woman in his village that tried to have an abortion and now she needed to get to…

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Author: Brandon Stiver

I am a minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, living and working in Moshi, Tanzania. My wife is named Melissa and we have three children: Moses, Promise and Shepherd. We are directors over an orphan care ministry called Kingdom Families; advocating for the needs of orphans and vulnerable children and assisting families to welcome them into their homes as sons and daughters.

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