Monday, March 5, 2007

BACK FROM THE BUSH




The trip to Africa was like none other. Extremely stretching, but massively rewarding. Here are some stats for the African archives:


# of times Budget changed our rental vehicle...4
# of times caleb drove on the wrong side of the road...2
# of times caleb hit the wipers instead of the blinkers...30+
# of times the van got stuck in mud...3
# of times the van wouldn't start...10+
# of Breakdowns...4
# of Maasai we gave rides to...50+
# of villages plotted on a GPS...450+/- (all of Maasailand in Kenya)
# of unreached villages visited...2
# of salvations... 52
# of "graduated" morans who came to Jesus...10
# of times Tyler wrestled a Moran...3
# of times Tyler beat a moran in a wrestling match...2
# of near death experiences...1
# of churches we spoke at... 4
# of Vision meetings we spoke at...2
# of Giraffes we chased in the bush all at once... 18
# of times we went #2 in the bush...2
# of hours of footage for the documentary...18+
# of times Matt accidently ate the bowels of a chicken...1 (and yes he swallowed poop)
# of churches that have been planted in the villages Simon and Caleb evangelized last time...2 (even the hostile village is now having weekly services under tree)
# of churches Simon would like to plant out of this upcoming conference...21