fellowship of Christian students at the University of Abomey in Benin.
Pastor Gregoire Legbanon (in the multi-colored shirt) is translating.
This is a convenient place for members of St. Paul's Lutheran Church (LCMS) in Fredericksburg to check for updates and information to keep up to date with what is happening within our local church, our Iowa District East and the Synod at large. Pastor Ronnie Koch will from time include his sermons or other Bible lessons on this site.
I am having a nice relaxing Sunday.
Church was nice. The singing was awesome. There was a very good youth choir.
Now I am out for a stroll around Dapaong. I took a taxi moto to a cybercafe: all for a few cents.
Tomorrow I will preach for the chapel service: and one of the professors wants me to speak to his class on the history of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod.I am staying at the guest house at the seminary.
He says, "I am in Burkina Faso. with the May family. Every connection went just right. All my luggage was waiting for me in Ouagadougou.
Today I went with James to the Bible study he has. Thursdays they study the catechism. Sundays they study Good News. Then one of the students invited J and me to their house for supper. They live very deep in a large village with no electricity or running water. We arrived at their home after dark. But they were very hospitable and appreciative of me coming.
Ouagadougou is a lot like Cotonou only hotter.
I feel great and have not been jet lagged yet. I slept some on the planes and quite a bit in the airport in Paris."