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Go Chipolopolo!

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If the Superbowl represented America's national team against the rest of North and South America, that is the type of excitement that Zambia is experiencing right now. Zambia's national football (soccer) team, Chipolopolo (the copper bullets), has made it to the finals of the Africa Cup of Nations. It has been over two decades since the team has gone this far. Streets have been filled with whistle blowing, vuvusela blowers (plastic trumpets), and colorful dresses and shirts donning the national colors. It is not uncommon to see people driving down Cairo Road (our main street) fans standing on the roofs of their cars waving flags (thankfully not driving too fast). It has been like an ongoing  parade for the past two weeks.  Many of the church members are wearing there national team shirts or national colors.  Its been quite an experience and we have jumped into it head first. The game will be tonight Sunday at 9pm, we will let you know the outcome. One thing that we are sure of…

Hello again!

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So now Chris is back from Ghana and Pr Renaldo is coming back sunday (after one month) from his trip to Ghana and South Africa. The Tanguays are visiting Kitwe, 5 hours north for a few weeks...and so our life here continues. At the end of these paragraphs I put pictures of my mom's visit, our day trip to a game park and more...
This past monday, Charity Brown invited the ladies of the church to her house. And to our great surprise about 20-25 ladies from our different churches came, a lot of them being Pastors' wives. An Rap started (time of questions and answers) that stirred up quite a few subjects and questions, about being a leaders wife, to our place in the church, mother in the home, being content in our position...what a great time we had and Charity was really awesome! We had food together, traditional Ghanaian food prepared by Charity! We listened to a tape from Pr Carl Stevens about how much of the Love of God we have received and we can now give back what we have rec…