Today is World Toilet Day…ahh the humble toilet. The loo. The potty. The porcelain throne. I know it’s something that I take for granted and expect will be present in every home I visit, every restaurant I frequent, every church I attend — or waaayyy in the back at every Home Depot — when I’ve… Continue reading Royal Flush | World Toilet Day
Thanks to your generous support we’ve raised $91,000 towards our goal of $150,000 to construct and furnish our next school building in Liberia. We need your help to reach this goal so we can expand our growing classes through 8th grade. Throughout the month of October, we’re having a virtual fundraiser called Get Movin’ for… Continue reading Get Movin’ for Education
Listening to the radio as I drove between jobs today, I heard a guest expert refer to our current national political environment as “tribal”. Although I identified with his general sentiment, the use of this particular word struck me as odd. The implication is that “tribal” is a negative adjective — divisive, hostile, combative, selfish.… Continue reading Are We Tribal Enough?
Join Gbarnga Mission as we celebrate UN International Literacy Day today! Step back and read this eye chart for an important message. Give today and support our adult literacy classes and the Liberia Reads program in the early grade levels of our school in Liberia.
Today we celebrate the many faces of fatherhood in Liberia and honor their hard work and commitment to family. Happy Father’s Day! “He will turn the hearts of the fathers to their children, and the hearts of the children to their fathers.” Malachi 4:6
Slavery in the United States is inextricably linked to the formation of Liberia as the first independent republic in Africa. Today we join both our African and our African-American sisters and brothers in celebrating Juneteenth and the liberation of slaves. Yesterday I read an excellent summary of Liberia’s founding from the Library of Congress posted… Continue reading Slavery: Roots of Liberia
There’s less than a week to Father’s Day! Join me in saying, “NO MORE TIES”. Don’t wait until the last minute and give Dad another necktie, bottle opener, or coffee mug again. Give something unique — a gift that changes a life in Liberia. Visit our Gbarnga Mission Gift Catalog and give a gift like… Continue reading Father’s Day Gift Ideas
I know you’ve been shopping a lot on Amazon lately. Why not turn that into “free money” for Gbarnga Mission through Amazon Smile. You can now support Gbarnga Lutheran Mission Project Inc in the Amazon shopping app on iOS and Android mobile phones! Simply follow these instructions to turn on AmazonSmile and start generating donations.… Continue reading New – Amazon Smile in the App
Mission Opportunity for a Teacher Trainer & Mentor Gbarnga Mission is committed to quality education at our school – the Gbarnga Lutheran Training Center (GLTC). Continuous professional development for teachers is important for student achievement and rarely occurs in Liberian schools where poorly paid teachers are inadequately resourced and unengaged. GLTC is aspiring to improve… Continue reading Teacher Trainer & Mentoring Opportunity