Category Stuff I've learned


 “A farmer went out to sow his seed. 4 As he was scattering the seed, some fell along the path, and the birds came and ate it up. 5 Some fell on rocky places, where it did not have much soil. It sprang up quickly, because the soil was shallow. 6 But when the sun […]

The changing face of NGV

The boy in the picture above is Ishimaue.  I’m pretty sure that’s how he spells it.  It’s pronounced EE-she-mah-way.  He and his family are from Tanzania.  They moved to America 3 or 4 years ago because, according to him, “our country was running out of food.”  His dad was a doctor in his home country.  […]

Popcorn kernels

I like it when kids give me stuff they make.  Like this picture.  Terrionna gave it to me yesterday afternoon while I was at her house visiting her family.  Apparently, roosters eat popcorn kernels.  Who knew? Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve found out two 15 year old girls whose families we work with […]

10 Things in 5 Years

Monday, November 30 marks the official 5th year anniversary of the founding of Mission 2540.  At least it does in my head, because on November 30, 2004 we officially signed and submitted all the documents to incorporate the ministry as a non-profit entity.  We also held our very first banquet that night.  So it’s kind […]