The Jazz Theologian

The Jazz Theologian

Bloggin’ from South Africa

After 20 hours of plane rides with an eight hour lay-over in London we've finally arrived in South Africa.  I'm speaking for YFC's General Assembly.  I'm tired and in serious need of a nap but I can stop staring at all the people arrive for this conference:  99 countries are represented by the 600 attendees.  I met people from Nigeria, Grenada and Senegal in the last 2 minutes…this is going to be a taste of heaven!

To be continued…
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posted September 19, 2008 at 10:11 pm


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posted September 21, 2008 at 8:14 am

Robert, I went to the International Youth Conference in Glascow right after graduating from High School, and I remember thinking the same thing!! So many different people, languages, CLOTHING, everything…all praising Jesus…it was, as you said, a little taste of Heaven!!

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Rebecca J. Schaefer

posted September 25, 2008 at 4:10 pm

Godspeed Traveler,
It is good to see your thoughts in print and know you are fulfilling your call. Your team back in Denver has been praying for this trip all week. It was wonderful to experience your family working side by side with ministry friends and so connected to Christ, community and calling. Barbara blessed the lunch pizza and we sat in the grass listening to Jen tell about travels in Ethiopia. Two little boys were sitting shoulder to shoulder on the porch watching all the people!
We look forward to hearing more as you find the groove back at home.

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