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We’re changing blog sites

In August 2016, we moved back to Kenya. Now, our blog is moving too. As of early January, http://www.betweenhereandthere.org will close. But not to fret! You can subscribe to our new blog (www.croffordsinkenya.com) by simply clicking on this link: http://www.croffordsinkenya.comContinue reading

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Words & a pic – December 8, 2016

A  big part of Christmas is the music. We like listening to all kinds – Pentatonix, Denver and the Mile High Orchestra, Whitney Houston, Josh Groban, Andy Williams and the Carpenters. Making music is also a must. Enter the Nairobi … Continue reading

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Words and A Pic – November 30

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. Here in Kenya though, it is just another working day. We and the other missionaries and Americans celebrated on Sunday afternoon. We had decorations and the doxology, conversations and casserole, pie and a puzzle. Loved … Continue reading

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Words & a pic – Thursday, October 20, 2016

Amy and I enjoy attending the University Church of the Nazarene on the campus of Africa Nazarene University. One of the church’s strong points is the dynamic music. Little-by-little, our Swahili is coming along as we learn choruses. But one … Continue reading

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Lessons from Kitengela

One of the fun things about having volunteers come to Africa Nazarene University for a short stay is that we visit our local tourist places with them. Last weekend, we went to Anselm (Kitengela) Glass. This glass factory reminded me … Continue reading

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Top Ten Signs you are learning Swahili at Africa Nazarene University

10 – You greet campus security and others as you pass by them saying “Habari” and they reply “Nzuri sana” with a smile. 9- The ladies at the campus library cheer when you reply “Nzuri sana” to their greeting to … Continue reading

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Words & a pic – September 22, 2016

It’s not home until you have your books. When our shipment arrived last week, about 60% of the boxes were books, both general reading and my theology library. Sure, we have plenty of e-books, but are old-school enough to want … Continue reading

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