Monthly Archives: March 2011

To Longshen

It was an early morning to begin yet another 5 hours journey in our pint-sized minivan. Not something to look forward to. The tough part was leaving Longshui. You feel like you only just got to know a few of … Continue reading

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Longshui County North Canton Christian Care Center

What are the basic needs of children between the ages of 6 and 17? Your answers may include food, clothing, shelter, family, a place to play and study? Perhaps there are other things that we could list but family isn’t … Continue reading

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To Longhui

After changing the remainder of the Canadian currency to Chinese RMB we headed off to Longhui on an estimated 5 ½ hour ride in a mini-mini van, a vehicle slightly larger than a couple of Smart cars. To accommodate three … Continue reading

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Gao Ling Fung, Gao Ling Mei and Deng Jie Wei

Waking up at 3am, some of us are still not completely over the jet lag. We had a wonderful breakfast with lots of variety at the hotel restaurant and then off to that Bank of China to exchange Canadian currency … Continue reading

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Day 2 – Arrived in Guilin

Getting up at 5 am isn’t all that bad when your body is jet-lagged and more than 12 hours out of synch, especially when you began waking up at 3 am. We are all hoping to get over this as … Continue reading

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The 2011 China Missions trip begins

Leave Calgary at 10am March 25, fly for 14 hours and arrive in Beijing at 3:40 pm March 26 – time zones are weird. Everyone checks their suitcases in Calgary, Karl’s doesn’t arrive in Beijing – airlines are weird. Leave … Continue reading

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China Mission underway

The China Mission 2011 Team is away! Please pray for us until we return April 9. Grace and peace.

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China Missions

One more day of preparations and packing, then off we go. Nervous tension and excitment, the flavours of the day.

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2011 China Missions Route

One week to go before the team leaves. A Google map showing the team’s route has now been posted on the China Missions page.

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New Record in China Mission Fund-raising!

We’ve now passed the $17,000 mark we set last year! I thank God for all of you. (This is wonderful since we are helping two orphanages this year instead of just one.) Please keep giving. Let’s see how high we … Continue reading

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