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Postcards Home from Zimbabwe – Day 4

June 16, 2016

“Are they dancing in the house of the Lord?” This is the provocative question posed by God in a song by the Africa University choir.

Postcards Home from Zimbabwe – Day 3

June 16, 2016

At the Old Mutare Hospital, about a mile from Africa University, conditions, by Western standards, seem harsh and a little primitive. But for the 600 women who give birth there each year, it is a place where miracles can happen.

Postcards Home from Zimbabwe – Day 2

June 16, 2016

He might have asked for a gold watch, season tickets to the Kennedy Center or a donation made to his favorite charity. But Bishop Marcus Matthews believes in bigger dreams.

Postcards Home from Zimbabwe – Day 1

June 16, 2016

Bishop Marcus Matthews must have said the word “dream” a dozen times today. It just kept coming up in conversation.

Africa University graduates 841 students in largest class ever

June 15, 2016

OLD MUTARE, Zimbabwe — In the largest graduation ceremony since its inception, Africa University celebrated 841 students during the commencement exercises at its campus in Old Mutare, Zimbabwe, June 11.

Bishop Matthews responds to Orlando tragedy

June 13, 2016

Friends: While in Zimbabwe, the news of the mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., reached us. Like you, I am devastated by this act of hatred and struggling to make sense of the horrific tragedy. In times like this, we, as the body of Christ, must...

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