Keys and Bananas

This week we held our third set of zone conferences since arriving.  Tuesday was University and Konongo, Wednesday was Dichemso, and Thursday was Bantama and Asuoyeboa.  Next week we will drive to Tamale and Techiman/Sunyani to complete the circuit. University & KonongoDichemsoBantama & Asuoyeboa While our focus this week was on keys and bananas, they are only … Continue reading Keys and Bananas

Shared Vision

The highlight of this week was our third Mission Leadership Council. It was spirit filled from the opening hymn to the closing prayer.  What a tremendous group of leaders. There were three main purposes of the meeting.  1) Build a shared vision as to where the MLC wants to take the mission.  2) Advance the concept of becoming … Continue reading Shared Vision

Our Happy Place

Our Happy Place On Monday morning, I again went and played some basketball.  This time Elder Muhlestein came and we played 2 on 2.  Elder Latapu and I lost 2 of the 3 games, but we had great exercise and fun.  Elder Yancey was unstoppable. I returned home around 8:30 am, got cleaned up, finished packing, finished some … Continue reading Our Happy Place


After a busy travel schedule last week, we appreciated having some home time this past week.  It didn’t mean we weren’t busy; we just did most of the work from the Mission Home and Mission Office.  We really appreciated the change in pace. On Monday I went and played basketball again with Elder Yancey and Elder Latapu.  Elder … Continue reading Vaccines!

End to End

Monday morning, I went over to the Mission Office at 7 am and played basketball with Elder Yancey and Elder Lapatu.  We played 2 games of HORSE and one game of 21.  Let’s just say I lost both games of HORSE – badly.  I appreciated that the Elders were soft on me for the game of 21.  It was … Continue reading End to End

Zone Conference 2.0

As mentioned last week, we have changed the schedule of the mission so that means we needed to hold Zone Conferences within 3 weeks of each other instead of every 6 weeks.  This week we did 3:  University/Konongo on Tuesday; Dichemso/Suame on Wednesday and Asuoyeboa/Obuasi/Bantama on Thursday.  This week we will drive to Sunyani, Techiman and then to … Continue reading Zone Conference 2.0


On Tuesday we attended the Atonsu District Meeting at University Stake Center. The University Stake Center has been identified as a YSA gathering center. There were quite a few of them there engaged in an activity of football, exercise, photography and probably a few other things. It was a holiday here in Ghana so they … Continue reading Andy