All packed up and ready to go!

We met for our final time as a team before boarding the airplane together. What an air of excitement in the air. Twenty-two of our Riverwood family ready to hit the air and make our way back to connect with our family at Enaleni & Bhobokazi. We have been praying a ton and preparing ourselves for this Read More

An intimate safari experience.

Well….we could not have scripted a better ending to our experience.  We seriously feel so fortunate to have had the final day of winding down and enjoying a pretty incredible safari experience.  Our team enjoyed a spectacular game drive seeing elephants, giraffes, hippos, rhinos, crocodiles, baboons, monkeys…. Read More

More valuable than we could imagine.

As I write this we are driving through the mountains en route to South Africa.  Our time in Swaziland has come to a close.  Once again, there is a collective feeling of gratitude & a powerful sense that God has moved in our midst.  A couple months ago when we began gathering together as a team to prepare our group, we put out the challenge for each individual to be fully open to what God wants to do in their lives through Read More

Until next time Bhobokazi. You have our hearts.

As our last day at Bhobokazi was winding down, I found myself in a quiet moment leaning up against a fence post just outside the grounds of our care point. While quiet reflective moments are certainly not plentiful on these trips, this moment seemed to grab Read More

Questions, questions, questions.

Questions are something that really interest me lately. In my opinion, a good question is worth more than a thousand simple statements. Being a father of three wonderful children I get asked A LOT of questions all the time: “Daddy, what is for breakfast? Daddy can you help me with my homework? Daddy, how much Read More