Travel Blogs from Benin City
... to our motel and bidding Ralph Naduka farewell for the night.
Sabbath services were held at noon at the rented hall in Benin. There were 21 people present. As you can see from the congregational picture, the majority of this congregation is made up of young people. There was a happy buzz of activity in the room as we greeted one another. I was grateful to be reunited with the brethren whom I had formed ...
... and encouraging discussion about the various cultural differences between the african and western cultures, various issues that God have used to shape and develop the young adults and the entire current congregation in Benin City. We ended the day with our second meal (dinner) at a fast food chain, thanking our heavenly Father for His love, Grace and Care. Tomorrow would be another day of fellowship with three families in various parts of Benin ...
On Sunday we made the road trip from Lagos to Benin City in order to meet with the local congregation and to arrange for personal visits with as many brethren as were available for such.
The total drive time for the trip was 5 hours. Conditions on the road were favorable with only a few traffic jams to hold us up. One of our most memorable sights along the way was seen while stopped in traffic. The driver of the ...
... he realized God was the source of His strength and he turned to God. We know he was listed in Heb 11:32 as one of the faithful of the Bible who in Hebrews 11:39were written about thus: "And all these, having obtained a good testimony through faith, did not receive the promise"...
We fellowshipped for a few hours after service and headed home for a well deserved dinner and ...
... bought Adrian's fanta for him...just nice. Eventually we start to hit a bit of open road which according to our map is the teams African highway, the driving is incredible! One minute tour two lanes headin one way and all of a sudden tour one lane with 3 lanes approaching... And all at break neck speeds. Overtaking three a breast...no problems. 1 police stop with a request for a gift, none given, car and truck wrecks litter for miles and 2 ...
Other places to stay in Benin City
6 Uhenuyi street, Benin City | Hotelfrom $46
23-27, Etete Road, G.R.A, Benin City | Hotelfrom $76
1A, Reservation Road, Benin City | Hotelfrom $32
2 Adenomo crescent,off Etete Rd G.R.A., Benin City | Hotelfrom $50
174 Upper Sokponba Road, Benin City | Hotelfrom $14