2017

Three Months in Guyana

December 26, 2017 Ministry

It is now three months that we have been in Guyana. I honestly thought I would write on this blog more but we have been working so hard to settle in that I haven’t had enough outside perspective to write about the experience.  I’d always secretly grumbled about needgreaters who started off strong with blogs and then stopped but now I understand! We also have recently had a busy few weeks. We took a trip to Barbados in order toRead More

Food in Guyana

November 16, 2017 Daily Life

Behind housing, in terms of physical needs, the next concern most people have for us is what we are eating. I’ll admit that this has been a bit of a learning curve because while you can find most essentials, there are some things that are not available and then the next challenge is figuring out where to buy each thing. Fresh fruits and vegetables are sold at open air markets. There are big market days in a few villages nearRead More

Ministry in Guyana

November 5, 2017 Ministry

You may think that the door to door ministry is the same the world over but– while the message is the same– the methods differ according to the territory, country, and culture.  So, for us, this has required some time to understand the method and in many ways we are still adjusting. In Fyrish, groups meet for service five days a week, usually starting at 9am. We meet in the territory we are going to work, just standing at theRead More

Home/Life

October 20, 2017 Daily Life

I cannot believe that we have been in Guyana three weeks already!  In some ways we are settling in and in other ways it feels like we still have so much to do. A big chunk of our “to do” list centers around making our new house a home. As in most areas of Guyana, there are no apartments for rent, only houses.  Usually, if a family that owns a home moves overseas, they leave the house empty or lookRead More

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