A Special Guest

By |2017-02-28T20:47:49+00:00December 28th, 2016|Egbe Hospital, Egbe Life & Ministries|

“Come on. Hurry up!” Keeping these thoughts to myself, I valiantly work at reigning in evidence of my impatience, but it’s a challenge! The slow in-take process seems to have stalled out and there is still a long line of nursing students waiting for health exams who stand between me and my plans for the [...]

The Doors Are Open!

By |2017-02-28T20:47:49+00:00December 28th, 2016|Egbe Life & Ministries, Revitalization Updates|

All of my life I have known about my grandfather and grandmother’s work in Egbe, Nigeria…and their love for the people there.   I didn’t get to spend a great deal of time with my grandparents….as they were living in Canada when I was growing up in New Jersey and then in Virginia.  But we [...]

The Balm of Compassion

By |2017-02-28T20:47:49+00:00December 28th, 2016|Egbe Hospital|

Babies curl into the fetal position out of reflex, but when a 75 year old male is permanently folded up, his arms and legs frozen in the contracted position of self-protection, something is clearly wrong. Skin so withered and thin it looks like I could wipe it away; he has sores overlaying every bony prominence [...]

Egbe’s Christmas Story!

By |2017-02-28T20:47:49+00:00December 22nd, 2016|Egbe Life & Ministries|

Christmas in Egbe is very hot! However, that doesn’t spoil the fun! The heat, the slower pace, and the Yoruba people really help you to remember what Christmas is really all about, Jesus Christ’s Birth! First of all, Egbe’s Christmas is special because of the missionaries.  All the missionaries get together, and eat breakfast at [...]

Thankful for the Gift of Legacy

By |2017-02-28T20:47:49+00:00December 10th, 2016|Revitalization Updates|

This Thanksgiving the Egbe Hospital Revitalization Team, the missionaries and the community are reminded of one brave person that came to this remote village in Nigeria in 1908.  That first missionary was Tommie Titcombe who was later followed by a young doctor and his wife who constructed a simple hospital of mud buildings, opening its [...]

Reflections from a Family’s Trip to Egbe

By |2017-02-28T20:47:49+00:00December 6th, 2016|Revitalization Updates, Uncategorized|

In October the Aaron and Michele Abbott traveled to Egbe with their four children, Blythe, Emma, Audrey and Oakes, to serve among the missionary team and hospital staff. They were asked to share some of their impressions following their trip. Read how they were blessed as they blessed those they served. Aaron: [...]

Overflowing with Gratitude

By |2017-02-28T20:47:49+00:00November 22nd, 2016|Egbe Hospital, Revitalization Updates|

The stories just keep coming of lives impacted by your generosity and prayers. We’ve just returned from another busy trip to Egbe Hospital in Nigeria where we saw miracle after miracle.  I have been looking forward to sharing a few with you. Regions’ First Dental Clinic Opens at the Hospital South Florida’s Dr. Yolanda Cintron [...]

Prayers of Thankfulness

By |2017-02-28T20:47:49+00:00November 11th, 2016|Egbe Hospital, Revitalization Updates|

Upon arrival to Egbe guest house we were greeted with a welcome dance along with gifts of fruit, eggs, chickens and vegetables by the local ECWA church. There was so much laughter and warm greetings as the introductions continued, while women were being measured for new outfits for the special unity day on Saturday. We [...]