Recently, God used an Ethiopian girl to teach me a lesson. It isn’t anything profound, I suppose, but it was something I needed to learn.
By Rachael Burnett: It’s our last day in Ethiopia! We are all packing up now and getting ready to head to the airport; it seems like we just arrived in this beautiful country. We began the morning early at Onesimus with the kids getting ready for the foot race to the soccer field. Nega worked [...]
Today was our last day at the drop-in center; we didn’t do our usual rotation of activities so that we could just enjoy being with the kids without the confines of a schedule. We had tons of fun playing, singing, and dancing.
We were blessed to see two boys who had gotten into a scuffle earlier come before the group and sincerely apologize and hug. Taye, an Onesimus staff member/translator, led the boys in this confession, forgiveness, and restoration, and it was such a wonderful reminder of how we, especially as believers, need to confess, repent, and show grace to one another.
Salomno (Hello) from Addis Ababa! Tonight the blog is a little different…each team member has submitted their favorite “highlight(s)” from the trip so far, as well as a prayer request. If you would please take time to pray for each of the requests listed, we would appreciate it so much!