Journal EntryTuesday, Dec. 8
Woke up not feeing well. Not sure if it was something I ate while in one of the village Maybe it is a combination of things. Maybe my stomach can not tolerate eating a lot of the cold food. - There has not been any electricity four days, so all food is served cold. Not sure how long some of the food has been unrefrigerated at the various homes where we have eaten. I don’t have a fever, but I am feeling lighted headed and nauseated. The team has prayed for me. It was recommended to me to drink a coke, perhaps it would ease the queasiness. I am still not 100%. I am scheduled to give the solar cooking and the water filtration lessons in about an hour. Bur, the people have come early. I have to push through this sick feeling. If I keep going and not think about it, maybe I will feel better. I am praying the Lord will bring me through and I am sure he will.
AFTER THE LESSON:
Well, the solar cooking and fresh water demonstrations went extremely well. Everyone is excited about it. I was able to show them how to construct and manufacture the solar oven. Hopefully by the DVD that we brought in French, they will be able to use it.
Satan is trying to disturb the joy that we received from the fact that these people received a lot of joy and love because of what Family Community Church was able to do for them. You can see it in their faces. Our plane leaves in three hours to go back to Kinshasa.
ON THE FLIGHT:
The plane is having a hard time. It is one of those twin prop engine planes, the weather is stormy. The plane is having a rough time in the storm. It feels like of one of those Indiana Jones rides, and It doesn’t help that my stomach is still not feeling to well..But, I won’t complain because I am still able to write about it.
ARRIVAL IN KINSHASA:
Well, we successfully landed .We just touched down in Kinshasa, praise God. It is in the afternoon.
We are headed back to the compound. The Congressman Lumeya, met us at the airport and took us to lunch, and back to his home. We had a great lunch. We met his family. He told us family stories. He shared his vision for the Congo. We prayed for the Congressman, for his country and his family.
I am extremely tired now. This missionary trip has been non-stop, I think we planned 9 or 10 hour days but they turned into 14-16 hour days. God has been gracious. The trip has been a success. I am thoroughly satisfied with what we accomplished. A lot of good relationships have been established. At many of the schools that we visited we passed out a lot of flyers to the people from the members of Family, the ones you wrote. The children were extremely pleased and encouraged to receive the pictures and drawings from the children of Family. So praise God. The Theme worked. They are going to pray for the children at Family and hopefully the children at Family will continue to pray for the children in Kinshasa. God bless you and I will talked to you later.