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The day of the Project Christmas Blessing event dawned with dark clouds hanging low over the grassy hills of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, promising to live up to the ominous weather predicted by the local meteorologists. The government had even issued an announcement that schools must release students early, so they could traverse the dirt paths over the area’s steeply graded hills before the heavy rain and lightning made it too dangerous. But the event could not be rescheduled. It was today or never, so…
In this episode, Kelly and Cherise Smith are sharing what it’s like living among the Zulu tribe in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. They’re sharing some remarkable things Zulu women and girls do as part of their daily lives, the extents people are going to so they can attend Kelly and Cherise’s monthly “Bible Verse Shop” outreach and a few only-in-africa stories of snake bites, late night labors and extreme runs to the hospital!
This year marks the ninth year of hosting Project Christmas Blessing (PCB). We hosted our Olwasini Junior Primary PCB last Thursday, and we are bubbling over with joy.
Now you can see for yourself some of the ways you’ve impacted Zulu Natal, South Africa, through your support of the Smith family and their ministry!
Many ITMI partners had outreaches to their community planned for Christmas. Many of you partnered with them to make these outreaches happen. We’re so thankful for all God’s done through our partners and supporters. But there’s more!
Many ITMI partners use Christmas time as a way to bless their communities as well as reach them with the gospel. Here’s a list of all of them in one place!
The unassuming “Yes or No Bench” sits on Kelly and Cherise Smith’s peaceful 7 Rivers Farm in Zulu Natal, South Africa. But its occupants are likely anything but at peace. As they wait, their lives hang in the balance. They wait to…
“Someone contacted me about a neglected and abused boy this week. She said it was urgent,” Lendiwe began as she walked up and stood next to ITMI’s Kelly’s Smith. Kelly looked over at Lendiwe, the health worker he and Cherise employ to help them minister to the most desperate and forgotten Zulus. She continued, “But its outside our area, so I think I’ll let someone else worry about it.” The next day…
Dear friends and family, The almost monthly ministry update from the Smith’s in South Africa has returned. 2009 has been a wonderful year, and we’ve had some exciting events take place. We will have had 5 different times throughout the year with house guests from the USA. All our visitors have been an encouragement and […]