Tag: mission

Irish builders making school dream come true

Forty one Irish volunteer builders are rapidly turning an ambitious community upliftment dream into a reality in the impoverished, shackland township of Missionvale, Port Elizabeth. “It’s a miracle”, said Missionvale Care Centre Academy principal Pastor Russel Viljoen as the industrious Irishmen — seemingly oblivious to a relentless heatwave in PE […]

Starting life over in Tsunami-struck Japan

By Stephan Smitdorff[notice]Stephan Smithdorff was sent by the Uitenhage-North Dutch Reformed Church to carry out mission work under the banner of Operation Mobilisation. This is latest update on relief work in Japan following the devastating tsunami in March[/notice]This past week we have been in Miyagi prefecture, North East Japan, with […]

Student aims to make her one life count

  By Marie Beaufain — Originally published in Baptist Press She’s an ordinary girl: brown eyes, brown hair, white sneakers. What makes her stand out isn’t her voice, though her earth-shattering alto is easily distinguished in a room filled with song. It’s not her sense of humor, and the way […]