My Life as Doxology

My Life as Doxology

By Brandy Campbell, Writer and Fellow IACer You know those little things that pop up in social media that herald what you were doing a year ago? I love those things. I love reflecting on where I was or who I was with exactly one year ago today. I love seeing how far...
“But You’re Jewish”

“But You’re Jewish”

By Phil Ginsburg, Jewish Believer and Fellow IACer “But you’re Jewish.” From a very early age, these three words were stenciled in my soul. These three words set me apart. “But you’re Jewish.” That’s for them. That’s not for you. A world divided. Them and us. Jewish...
Reflections

Reflections

Editor’s Note: As the group prepared to come home and had time to reflect on their flights and in the airport, they sent us some of their thoughts and favorite photos. It seemed like the perfect way to end this pilgrimage. Enjoy! ******* It’s almost...
Final Days

Final Days

Days 14-15: Our pilgrimage is coming to a close soon. This is the last night we will be spending under Rwandan stars — and what a way to end it! We have had two vibrant days — yesterday at worship and today walking the hills among our friends in the Kibali Village....
Life in the Village

Life in the Village

Day 11: Good Evening and Blessings from the Rwanda Team! The Dereva Hotel, where we are staying, is located in the city of Rwamagana. It is one of the poorest places in Rwanda — life becoming even more difficult after the drought last year. Archdeacon Martin and his...
On Safari

On Safari

Days 9 & 10: The team is getting used to cramming into our little bus with all of our luggage piled high as we bump and sway through miles and miles of hair pin turns. Our hired driver, Ronnie, has been such a sweet addition to these long days on the road and a...
Nkombo Island

Nkombo Island

Day 8: Already another day is coming to a close here in this beautiful land. It was a day of discovery as we climbed into a slender wooden boat and traveled about 45 minutes to Nkombo Island right in the center of Lake Kivu. It is the home of several thousand Rwandans...
Exploring the Country

Exploring the Country

Days 6 and 7: Muraho and mwiriwe (Hello and good afternoon!) from the Peace Guest House in the Cyangugu Diocese. Tonight we gathered around a delicious Rwandan meal — and our hearts are just as full as our bellies tonight. It has been two very busy days but they have...