We recently were in Rutana, Burundi on an e3 church planting trip. We took our sons Michael & Steven with us. We love being able to share these short-term mission trips with our kids! They are quickly becoming seasoned world travelers. It's funny/almost ludicrous to have random conversations around the dinner table about Addis Ababa, Bujumbura, Musanze, Nairobi and other exotic-sounding destinations that have become familiar to us.
Michael is a senior at Phoenix Christian High School. He was required to keep a daily journal and write a 7 page report about the trip as part of his spring term elective class. I helped him edit the report just a little bit. I thought it was post-worthy so I've included the whole thing, including pictures. Make sure to click on the "continue reading" link at the bottom of the page!
On March 9th 2009, my family and I embarked on a
mission trip to Burundi Africa with e3 partners ministry. We flew from Phoenix