July 2016 Report

July 2016 Report

Maynard Mission Report July 2016 Horton Chapel Church of Christ Farming: We had hoped to be able to share pictures of the finished cow house with all of you. However, the government has currently shut down the forest and we cannot get the lumber we need for the stalls without paying an astronomical price. With that said, it is fully ready for the cows to move in with the exception of the stall dividers. We hope to get this finished…

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Mid July 2016 Report

Mid July 2016 Report

Maynard Mission Report Mid-July 2016 Horton Chapel Church of Christ Farming: We are happy to say everything except the stalls of the new cow house are finished. Hopefully next week the stalls will be put in. We are preparing for the arrival of fall students. The old garden beds have been cleaned out, redug, and planted. New broilers have also arrived and are growing out. Evangelism: Brother Jimmy Gee arrived safely last night. Please keep the upcoming evangelism in the…

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June 2016 Report

June 2016 Report

Maynard Mission Report June 2016 Horton Chapel Church of Christ Farming: I am sorry you are receiving this report a few days late. We thank God that all is going well on the farm this month. The corn is nearing harvest time and soon our days will be filled with that task. Our new cow house is coming along and we are looking forward to the finished product. Pictures of the old cow house and construction of the new are…

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Mid June 2016 Report

Mid June 2016 Report

Maynard Mission Report Mid-June 2016 Horton Chapel Church of Christ Farming: We are thrilled to share good news with you this month! Our new, much larger, cow house is being built. They began construction last week during the campaigns. This new house will hold 20 cows, have a store room, and will have a room just for milking (This is a big deal!). Once it is finished, a large area around the house will be fenced in for grazing. This…

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May 2016 Report

May 2016 Report

Maynard Mission Report May 2016 Horton Chapel Church of Christ Mt. Meru Children’s Seminar: This month we had the opportunity to hold our children’s up the mountain at the Mt. Meru Church of Christ. It was a fruitful day. We started the morning out assisting the women of the Church with lunch. By 10 a.m. over 100 children were present in the small church building! Anna presented a lesson on the Bible and the wonderful things it tell us. Haley…

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Mid May 2016 Report

Mid May 2016 Report

Maynard Mission Report Mid – May 2016 Horton Chapel Church of Christ Farming: This month our full-grown egg layers are enjoying having the large new coop to themselves. We are growing out chicks who, in a few months, will join the current egg-layers at 6 months. There will be 500 before we begin growing out 500 more. We are doing this for two reasons: One, so we can slowly ease ourselves into the market and two, so we can rotate…

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April 2016 Report

April 2016 Report

Maynard Mission Report April 2016 Horton Chapel Church of Christ Farming: We are happy to be able to report that our 1,000 layer chicken house has been built. We have also purchased the chicks and in five months, Lord willing, we will have a large supply of eggs. Many businesses in the area have already contacted us about purchasing large amounts of eggs to sell. Good, quality eggs are very difficult to find in Tanzania. Most of the eggs, due…

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When the Kingdom Comes First

When the Kingdom Comes First

Being 8,123.8 miles from home (approximately because I had to use LaFayette as opposed to Villanow and Arusha as opposed to Kisongo) has had me thinking a lot about what the Bible says about discipleship and the Kingdom. In Matthew 4:18 we have where Jesus told Simon and Peter to “follow me”: Now as Jesus was walking by the Sea of Galilee, He saw two brothers, Simon who was called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea;…

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Mid April 2016 Report

Mid April 2016 Report

Maynard Mission Report Mid-April 2016 Horton Chapel Church of Christ Ngorogoro Children’s Seminar: This month’s women and children’s seminar was held in the Ngorogoro area. For those of you familiar with the Ngorgoro Crater, we were at its rim for this seminar. We drove approximately two hours to the small village right outside the crater. When we were within a few miles of the church, our van could no longer travel on the roads. Due to the vehicle we drive,…

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March 2016 Report

March 2016 Report

Maynard Mission Report March 2016 Horton Chapel Church of Christ Boma Ng’ombe Children’s Seminar: This month our children’s seminar was changed to the third Saturday of the month, as opposed to the second. This was due to the Archaeology Seminar given by Brother Garry L. Hill on the second Saturday. We, along with the Gaines and the Massawe family went to the small village of Boma Ng’ombe. Translated the name of the town means, “Cow Home”. This was an unusual…

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