What If You Didn’t Know Your Birthday?

  I was handing out small gifts at a senior citizens' Christmas party in Xai-Xai, Mozambique last Saturday. I asked, "Who is the oldest?" We narrowed it down to a gentleman who was in his 80s. He came forward to get his gift and stand with the other recipients. As I turned I saw a … Continue reading What If You Didn’t Know Your Birthday?

Baptisms at Christmas

In most Wesleyan churches across Mozambique, Christmas is not celebrated with tinsel, lights or nativity scenes (as these are not available) but is celebrated with all-night services or baptism. The picture at the top shows members of a church in Nampula district, northern Mozambique overseen by Rev. Abel Nove who helped start the work there … Continue reading Baptisms at Christmas