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A postcard home from Zimbabwe: Pastors’ School session closes

July 22, 2017

Bishop LaTrelle Easterling is one of the best preachers in The United Methodist Church. When she ascends to a pulpit, she becomes a mixture of ancient story-telling griot, wisdom bearer, word acrobat, fire-breathing dragon, exegetical scholar...

Spoken Word: BWC Zimbabwe 2017

July 21, 2017

I can relate to the looks on their faces, when they open that email Once again God had come through, yeah He never fails In that letter was a great invitation I would say yes, without any hesitation

A postcard home from Zimbabwe: Fairfield Children’s Home

July 20, 2017

“You cannot sleep when you know the children are on the floor,” said Cecillia Thobani, director of the Fairfield Orphanage.

A postcard home from Zimbabwe: Ubuntu

July 19, 2017

I have a bad cold. There’s an illness is sweeping through the BWC delegation, so I’ve taken to bed in the Ubuntu Retreat Center. Ubuntu, I’m told, means “the belief in a universal bond of sharing that connects all humanity.” It’s a good place to...

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A postcard home from Zimbabwe: Africa University

July 17, 2017

“Africa University is your school,” said Vice Chancellor Munashe Furusa, the president of the United Methodist pan-African school, as he addressed members of the Baltimore-Washington Conference.

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A postcard home from Zimbabwe: Opening Session

July 17, 2017

The glory of the connectional church was on display at Africa University July 17, when members of the Baltimore-Washington Conference joined with the clergy of Zimbabwe in the opening of the Pastors’ School.

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