BLESSMAN’S BLOG

Blog July 1, 2020 This is the first summer Beth and I have been able to spend in Iowa for the past several years and we are enjoying our time with lots of lawn work and long bicycle rides on our beautiful bike trails. Our world is changing at warp speed these days and it […]

It’s noon on June 1st in Limpopo Province, South Africa.  Dustin Blessman is on the other end of the WhatsApp, and the unmistakable sound of dishes being washed provides the background soundtrack for our conversation.  He and Johanney are readying to deliver food packages this afternoon. “Things are looking up,” he observes, “baby steps…but the […]

I was scheduled to be back in South Africa by now.  It is bittersweet to have to spend additional time back here in the United States.  I have been amazed how effective our communications have been using Zoom to connect our US and South Africa staff members.  The majority of our US staff, a few […]

We all hear so often these days that we are living in interesting times.  Like many of you, I am still having difficulty adapting to physical distancing.  I maintain my sanity by spending 2 or 3 hours most days out on our beautiful bike trails.  I spend about 4 hours each day working on my […]

We are all experiencing life in “interesting times”; it reminds me of stories I heard from my parents about living through the great depression and WWII.  I am sure that what we are currently experiencing is a walk in the park compared to what they went through.  Fortunately, when God called me into full time […]

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