The Blog

The Lord will provide

Wed, 2010-03-17

Today is a writing day. It is mid-morning and I am sitting at my desk putting together the next Mission Rwanda newsletter. I haven’t had an opportunity to sit at my own desk for a few weeks now so it is good to be able to pull some thoughts together about what we are doing and where we are going.

Old friends come and go

Tue, 2010-03-16

Good news this week – Kirsty MacArthur is back with us again from Dunbar. She landed on Saturday after a long flight from Edinburgh and was still alive enough in the evening for some celebratory brochettes at our local hostelry. She will be working with the Living Church at Kibugo which is in the east of Rwanda near the Tanzanian border.

Some new learning

Fri, 2010-03-12

It has taken six months, but we are now at last starting to make some sense of this strange land we have come to. Somehow I suspect this is just the beginning, but after sitting around by the edge of the pool enjoying the sunshine, the first toe went into the water this week.

A past remembered

Sun, 2010-03-07

Not all anniversaries are anticipated eagerly. In a month’s time Rwanda will remember the start of the genocide sixteen years ago. This is the equivalent of Remembrance Day in Europe.

Setting up an office

Sat, 2010-03-06

I was allowed out shopping today. The church accountants’ training classes started on Tuesday and we need to get the office set up for the practical work. Computers and networking equipment have already been bought and today we are out shopping for desks and chairs. IKEA a la Rwanda.