Author Archives: Dan

Rejoice in the Lord

Rejoice in the Lord

4 Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!5 Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near.6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard… Continue Reading

Worshiping in Everyday Occasions

From Oswald Chambers When you were under the fig tree, I saw you —John 1:48 Worshiping in Everyday Occasions. We presume that we would be ready for battle if confronted with a great crisis, but it is not the crisis that builds something within us— it simply reveals what we are made of already. Do… Continue Reading

News Links

News Links

Please remember the important thing in all of this is the fantastic ministry that is going on at GECHAAN. We felt that telling the story could bring the awareness of this fantastic ministry out. There are so many ongoing needs at GECHAAN and the work that is going on in Nigeria. If you would like… Continue Reading

A note from Pete

Despite our greatest intentions and expectations, we can really never predict the exact outcome of our plans, no matter how noble we think they may be. Going to Nigeria to help out at GECHAAN was worthwhile and very rewarding.  The work that Art and Dorothy have begun, with God’s grace, is truly amazing and I am… Continue Reading

A note from Jim

I am very glad to be home again.  Thank you so much all of your prayers and concern.  Please continue to pray for Art and Dorothy and the ministry at GECHAAN and for the Nigerian driver, Peter. Jim Continue Reading

The Rest of the Story

We are home! Thank you for all our prayers for our journey. I promised that I would fill you in of the details from our “Long Day”, so here we go. As you can see from the map on our web page Gembu is in the southern area of Nigeria and Abuja is in Central Nigeria. The airport… Continue Reading

Long Day

Today we traveled from GECHAAN in Gembu to Makurdi for the first leg of the trip back home. We left GECHAAN at 7:00am expecting to arrive in Makurdi mid-afternoon. We had some trouble on the road and did not make it to Makurdi until almost midnight. We are all here now and expecting to leave… Continue Reading

Nigeria Schools & Awards Presentations

Here are the pictures that we took at the school on Wednesday at the schools. I have found it easier to upload pictures to facebook for now and just give the link on our blog. Note the classrooms with no electricity, the pictures of the “Library” that Tina mentioned with a few books stacked on… Continue Reading