Category: Things to read

God, Preschool and I

God, Preschool and I

Reflecting on the past 8 years as the Montessori ministry comes to a close. – Helen Lee ‘He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.’ – Mark 16:15 It is our ninth year serving children in South […]

Do you feel His heart?

Do you feel His heart?

By Jung Lee We stood in a circle, and got ready to close the Greenfield Vukukhanye meeting in prayer.  I asked, “Now, do you understand God’s heart?  Can you see a glimpse of it?”  The lesson was simple, to know God’s heart, the first step being […]

When the healing starts

When the healing starts

By Helen Lee “I am amazed how strong you are.  You keep yourself composed, and always look fantastic.  I also love the shade of your lips.” When we first met Nosethu, she had been gang-raped by 7 boys who are now still awaiting sentencing.  She […]

Vuk’ukhanye Ministry 2

Vuk’ukhanye Ministry 2

By Zukisani Nzala (Edited by Sean Lem) We have continued to follow up with Syamthanda by visiting him throughout or daily routine in Zola.  We have asked around, and have actually gotten some great feedback on how he is doing.   Neighbors and family alike have […]

“What Have You Done So Far?”

“What Have You Done So Far?”

By Jung Lee It was a gloomy Heritage Day afternoon when I was confronted by two young men.  They both have been attending Vukukhanye in Zola South for the past two months.  A multitude of people on the street adorned traditional suits and proudly painted […]

True repentance

True repentance

By Helen Lee While we were walking around Zola a man whom we have never met before stumbled into our lives.  This man’s name is Amen, and he was passing by while we were talking to Zikona. He was in quite a drunken state, and […]

The Skinny on Dinner Ministry

The Skinny on Dinner Ministry

  By Sean Lem Over the past month and a half, we have been trying out a new ministry we like to call, “Sean’s Dinner Party!” Nope, I did not narcissistically place my own name in the title. However, it was conceived through a general […]

If you hadn’t left…

If you hadn’t left…

By Jung Lee This picture of Lonwabo was taken in early 2013 when he was 12. Three years later he is one of 8 boys who stabbed a man for a laptop, and gang raped a women in her late twenties. When we went to […]

Vuk`ukhanye Ministry

Vuk`ukhanye Ministry

By Zukisani Nzala Within Zola we have created our first Vuk’ukhanye group.  This group is comprised of seven individuals, and it’s just right for us to maintain a safe environment.  Everyone feels safe sharing and discussing challenges in the community.  We teach them to respond […]

Sean’s Dinner Party with Thobani’s Family

Sean’s Dinner Party with Thobani’s Family

By Jung Lee When I first got close to Sean he was in a place of devastation.  The dreams he had to serve in South Africa as a missionary had been utterly shattered within months of his arrival.  Marked with scars of his pain and loneliness […]