A year ago Black Friday (11/28/08), while America was either shopping until it dropped or hiding in pious rebellion from the holiday crowds, we were watching a city burn. A year ago Black Friday, these women became widows. A year ago Black Friday.
If you haven’t yet, read Part One. This is part two of a three-part series. There is a hospital in Jos, Nigeria that is run by the Evangelical Church of West Africa (ECWA). ECWA and Evangel Hospital were started by SIM missionaries, are now Nigerian-run and have a program for the Nigerian women that develop vesicovagninal fistula
I’ve been waiting to write this post mainly because I wanted to pull in some themes from a book and needed to re-read it (I love finishing books, by the way). My favorite part of our trip to Nigeria last November was, by-far, the coolest thing I have ever been privileged to share a part
These are the words we were asking the students to not say to their families. On Black Friday, while most of America was out shopping for holiday bargains, Jos, Nigeria was covered in the smoke of hatred. While our team was incredibly safe on the other side of town, we allowed the students to call
[clearspring_widget title=”Animoto.com” wid=”46928cc51133af17″ pid=”493fc381d87aa861″ width=”432″ height=”260″ domain=”widgets.clearspring.com”] The title of this post is exactly what these pictures are. The soundtrack is provided by the students of LIFT 20; Let us Adore became our theme song of the trip. Cheers!