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Read about the 2-week travel course in Kenya and Ethiopia, "Experiencing Africa and the Gospel".

The Gang's All Here

Posted: Jun 19, 2012

It's 5:30am and we have all made it past security and are waiting to board the flight. To Washington D.C. and beyond!

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A Shout Out to the Marquesas Islands

Posted: Jun 18, 2012

In the category of things you didn't know that you needed to know: If you were to dig a tunnel straight through the earth from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, did you know that it would come out in the Marquesas Islands? (Well, about 70 miles off shore, so ...

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Packing Day

Posted: Jun 18, 2012

Today is packing day.  It still seems unreal that in a little over 40 hours from now I will be in another continent.  How does one prepare for that? In some ways, we have prepared for Africa as if it is a disease state.  Hepatitis A, ...

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Why Study in Africa?

Posted: Jun 16, 2012

As our class is preparing for their early departure (6:07 a.m.!) on Tuesday, it is a good time to be reminded of why we are in this class together.  From the course syllabus: The objective of this course is to help students understand the ...

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Welcome to this blog

Posted: Jun 15, 2012

"Experiencing Africa and the Gospel" is the title of both this blog and a two-week travel course being offered by Northern Seminary from June 19 - July 1 this summer.  Our class is made up of sixteen students, eight guests, and our professor, ...

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