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June 30

I sat down with Parity an hour before church. He was preaching today. He has come a long way since we first came into contact with him. I remember him coming to our Thursday night gatherings at the House of Moses before any baby Moses's were found with us – one small candle on the floor, 30 people, mostly kids, crammed into the small room, hilarious worship songs and some dancing... Parity would come quite regularly, then unexplainable miss a couple weeks. He always seemed over excited and too eager to please. I was never sure what was going on under the mask. Mike probably knew, but was a loyal brother. Today as I talked with him he told me. ...

The Bicycle Story

We've been walking for over an hour and still no village in sight. Passing thru the deep bush went by fast, with the good company of Joshua and Lishomo, but every now and then I would marvel at the forest, the tall grass lands, the typical African landscape that seems suitable for lions to roam. 80 minutes from the nearest village and 40 minutes from the paved road, Bengweta Village has no church except a dying Zion Church – a blend of African witchcraft and Christian ecstatic chicanery. It also has no shabeen (African village bar) – hallelujah! The village is begging us to come and start a church. So Joshua has risen to the challenge and agrees ...