A Song of Community – Egbe, Nigeria

By |2019-08-02T20:53:39+00:00August 2nd, 2019|Egbe Life & Ministries|

Theologian Henri Nouwen writes, “Our society encourages individualism. We are constantly made to believe that everything we think, say, or do, is our personal accomplishment, deserving individual attention. But as people who belong to the communion of saints, we know that anything of spiritual value is not the result of individual accomplishment but the [...]

This Wandering Heart, Week 6: Egbe

By |2018-09-26T19:27:09+00:00September 20th, 2018|Egbe Hospital, Egbe Life & Ministries|

I wanted to write to update you all about my experiences as I traveled last week to Egbe to observe in the hospital there. Egbe is about 11 hours’ drive from Jos, and the group I traveled with split the drive down to Egbe into two days, with a night of rest in Abuja. [...]

My Experience at Egbe Hospital

By |2018-09-26T19:27:51+00:00September 20th, 2018|Egbe Hospital, Egbe Life & Ministries|

I’ve had the privilege of traveling to Egbe with a few other SIM short term associates during the month of July. My experience with Egbe was so amazing, and it was definitely worth the long drive! I was only in Egbe officially for about a week, but during that week, my schedule consisted of [...]

Fueled by Compassion and Love

By |2018-03-06T19:48:10+00:00March 6th, 2018|Egbe Life & Ministries|

Let me share with you one of the stories of lives changed because of Christ. While Sunday a young man was stopping to wash himself in the local way, which was to drop a rubber pail into a well and pull the water up and wash yourself. This particular day he tells me that there [...]

Return to Egbe

By |2018-02-02T17:07:49+00:00January 30th, 2018|Egbe Life & Ministries|

It’s been five years since I first experienced the rugged, and sometimes delicate, beauty of Egbe, Nigeria.  What a joy it was to return!  To see and experience the incredible transformation at the hospital and all over the compound was amazing.  In addition to the administrative staff who worked out all the details of [...]