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Adventures in East Africa—Part I

After taking off from Lagos, our charter plane headed across the vast continent of Africa on its way to Nairobi, Kenya.  It flew for hours and hours and for miles and miles.  Africa is more than three times bigger than the continental United States.  According to Wikipedia, Africa is 11,725,385 square miles, while the United…

Life After Death: 5 Assurances Of Eternal Life

Photo by Karolina Grabowska Even if people set aside their religious convictions, there are compelling reasons to believe in eternal life. It is usual for a Christian to have occasional doubts about salvation. Persistent doubts, however, are a source of significant concern.  On the contrary, it is common for non-Christians to believe they are safe…

Fun and Revelations in West Africa—Part II

After visiting Lagos, Nigeria, it was time to continue my trip in Nigeria.  My next destination was north to Ibadan.  I tried to hitchhike there.   A young man gave me a ride to Shagamu, a town about forty-two miles from Lagos.  There, I joined a Volkswagen transport that carried me into Ibadan.  Soon after I…

Fun and Revelations in West Africa—Part I

As a Peace Corps Volunteer during my two-year service, they allowed me to take 45 days of vacation time.  My understanding (although no one actually instructed me so) was I was allowed to go anywhere in Africa at my own expense.  Of course, since my pay was a limited allowance that corresponded to the relative…

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