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January 2012

My South African Brother

I only have seen him five days of my life: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. We sat next to each other for five and half hours each of those days though we said very little to each other. A few breaks between lectures provided opportunities to find out a little bit about our families, backgrounds, likes, dislikes, and ministries. Surprisingly we had a lot in common. He is almost exactly my age, is married, has three children who are close in age to mine who are spaced apart about the same distance, is a pastor, is pursuing further theological…

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