Blog: Prayer Needs

What’s Your Name, What’s Your Number?

Prayer Needs

It’s another year in the books, and we continue to consider ourselves blessed to be able to participate in life together with our community here in Botswa...

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Administrating Justice

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I was recently walking between the tables of Setswana food, CDs of local music, and traditional crafts of the outdoor marketplace at the Main Mall in Gaborone. ...

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Being Mildly Amusing to Heads of State

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So, the Minister of Infrastructure, Science and Technology, and the Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture are busy planting a baobab tree. Leaning over to the Pr...

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How to Become a Hip-Hop Promoter

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How to Become a Hip-Hop Promoter Two award-winning hip-hop groups; an exclusive New Years concert in a private venue protected by armed security; a Mennonite Ch...

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A Little Child Will Lead Them

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Although there have been numerous roadblocks along the way, the futsal park project is springing to life at the hands of children who are following God’s lead...

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Ode to an Empty Bottle

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Around our Bontleng park site you will see a number of bottles. These bottles were used up, and discarded. Once their purpose was done they were tossed to the ...

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Young Pastors

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“Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity.” (1...

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Hey, Baby!

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“Africa is for babies.” That’s what our Mennonite Church Canada colleagues in South Africa, Andrew and Karen Suderman, assured us before we first left...

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Finding God on Death Row

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On the outskirts of town, at the end of the Gaborone neighborhood known as The Village, past a large sign reading ‘YOU ARE ENTERING A SECURITY CONTROLLED AREA...

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What's in Your Hand?

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Bags of sugar, tins of fish, bottles of juice, and boxes of matches line the shelves in the slightly-sunken below ground-level room. Various other household and...

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