Where have we been?

David Housholder on November 28, 2017

A question we are hearing more often now is "Are you retired?' The answer? No we are not. We continue to serve wirh Interserve USA. Our focus is on people immigrating or coming as refugees into the USA and seeing churches reach out in ministry to such people. So far this year that has meant participating in programs in New Mexico, Atlanta, Boston, Kansas City, and Toronto, as well leading the middle school program at the Indian Springs Holiness Campmeeting. But then at the end of July we suddenly hit a major slowdown. I (Dave) suffered a stroke. It was...

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My trip to Nairobi

David Housholder on April 27, 2015

Saturday, after the Delta ticketing counter searched to find I really did have a reservation (I had been dropped from the system a few days earlier and had later been restored) I was ready for the 8 hour flight to Amsterdam. There the transfer agents had to search some misconfigured records again to find I really could accompany my baggage to Nairobi. Then a walk around the shops and hallways to get in a bit of exercise and a 2 hours in advance of the flight entry through a careful security check into the soon to be packed pre-departure area (or "holding tank" as...

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As we spring through Spring

David Housholder on April 24, 2015 Comments (22)

There are several things I'd like to tell you about before they happen. The problem is they come along so fast that some of those have already happened and some others about to come. I'll start with what's been happening. Through the Fall and Winter months we spent much of our time working on prepartations for the 2015 Atlanta Ethnic Ministries Summit. Dave was chairing the Communications Task Force (and mentoring himself as the Ethnic America Network (EAN) National Committee Mentor for the regional Communications Task Force). Linda was mentoring the Hospitality Task Force chairperson and developing a program new...

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Good stuff ahead (and we need your help)

David Housholder on June 6, 2014

Yes, I know, when I wrote we need your help you reached for your checkbook, right? Well, put it away. That's not what we need. Linda and Dave are doing two workshops in June. One is June 11 at the Atlanta PC Users Group meeting. The other is at the 2014 International Conference on Computing and Mission (see iccm.org) in Warrenton, Missouri, June 16-20. The workshop is to work with people who do a lot of tech support to see how they (we) can make that support more effective and useful for those requesting assistance. The way you could help...

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Heading into 2014

David Housholder on February 12, 2014 Comments (48)

As I wriite this entry we are comfortably at home and definitely not going out since we are in the midst of a major winter storm. It's a bit different than the one that paralyzed the Atlanta area two weeks ago. This snow and ice and freezing rain was confidently predicted this time and the Governor of Georgia as well as the President of the United States declared states of emergency for Georgia even before the first freeze of the event. So no crowded freeways this time. The main concern has been loss of electric power. Georgia Power and Cobb...

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