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Off to Africa…

It’s finally here and we are off! You probably won’t hear from me in the next 48 hours…but I have someone who is going to post about this awesome adoption parenting weekend for both men and women coming up this September called “Hope for Home”. Then after that–I hope to be able to blog here and there to let y’all know all is well. Please pray that I don’t get bit by mosquitos or contract malaria…praying the deet does the job in warding off mosquitos!

I can’t WAIT to step foot on Africa soil. I’m sitting here thinking about all that God has done since our first trip to Zambia in 2007. I left just going to see the beginning of what would become a flourishing ministry–and this week I will see the schools and the children again. On that trip–the Lord put adoption in my heart…and I’m so excited to see what He has in store on, in and through this trip! There are 16 of us going–and I’m sure by the 25th of July, we’ll all be VBFF. Please pray for our travel, our protection and our fruitfulness while we are gone! The next time you hear from me I’ll be on the other side of the world! YAY!

Doesn’t this precious one just seem to be coming out of the screen like she needs a hug! Someone to tell her that she is remembered…she is valued…SHE IS LOVED. And in just a bit…I get the sweet honor to tell her and 450 orphans just like her…

Children of Wiphan – Photography by Shannon Holden of Shannon Holden Photography

Love eternal,


Georgia - July 14, 2011 - 12:54 am

Praying for safe travels for you and your companions. Also praying for your little ones at home (that they are ok w/out Momma).

Meredith - July 14, 2011 - 8:22 am

I’m praying for you and the precious children you will minister to in Africa.

Alison - July 14, 2011 - 2:06 pm

Praying for you and the team, Andrea!!!

mitzi - July 14, 2011 - 11:21 pm

thought and prayed for you a million times today!! Can’t wait to see what God’s got in store!!

Jenn - July 14, 2011 - 11:59 pm

Praying for safe travels and an amazing trip! I wish we could be on our way with you…hopefully soon! KISS and HUG those beautiful children…God surely has big things planned for your time there!