January 2018

A Day in the Life | Wednesday

January 31, 2018 Daily Life, Ministry

This is to answer the question of what is a typical day like for you in Guyana.  To start off, I’m choosing this past Wednesday because Wednesdays are our busiest days. We wake up naturally early here because the sun is bright and there is a lot of activity in the neighborhood. But we love getting up early! We have time for a nice breakfast, usually eggs, a slice of cheese, and then bacon and/or fruit if we have it.Read More

A Trip to Georgetown

January 25, 2018 Daily Life, Travel

Early last week we traveled down to the capital, Georgetown, in order to take care of some business and to see some friends. Guyana’s capital, Georgetown, was once one of the most beautiful cities in the Caribbean and was called the Garden City. But as a result of decades of mismanagement and a poor economy the city has gone downhill. However, you can still find beautiful examples of Colonial architecture and there are some new businesses opening which create someRead More

Life Lately

January 4, 2018 Daily Life

On our three month anniversary in Guyana (“Guyanaversary”?) I wanted to touch on a few things that we have done to make Guyana feel like home as well as a few roadblocks we’ve encountered. A big thing at home was having a comfortable place to lounge or watch a movie. The veranda has become that place. We don’t have air conditioning but there is always a breeze on the veranda. We had a futon type couch custom made to fitRead More

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