Hotel Residence Saint Jacques

BP 8057, Brazzaville, Congo | Hotel
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Last day in Kinshasa

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker

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... serving in these kinds of areas. How to help materially in a realistic way, without doing harm (some kinds of giving actually do harm), and while not taking away from the accomplishment of our true mission which is preparing the way, and ourselves, for the Kingdom of God. We can’t “leave the word of God to serve tables” (Acts 6:2) and we rarely have anyone locally we can charge with this kind of thing, nor would it be easy to try to coordinate ...

Le Fleuve

A travel blog entry by danielharper

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... as yesterday to cart us around Kinshasa today. A few minutes later he decided to ake a call. As overheard ustin's markedly upset tone with the ould-be tai driver, I thought to myself that at times like these I would love to have the gift of being able to understand every word that was being spoken in the foreign language. I love overhearing Lingala, the Congolese language, because it is so vibrant and rich with vocalizations that are unfamilar to me. Also, you occasionally ...

Around Kinshasa

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker

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... visits to church locations and members’ homes. The vehicle for the day was the same wheezing Opel 4WD that had picked us up at the airport. At low speeds it rattles and shakes rather alarmingly, and the clutch screams each time it is engaged, which of course is often. But it is less expensive than a vehicle that doesn’t rattle and shake alarmingly or scream when the clutch is engaged. Thus, the selection.

We drove first down to the Congo River to have ...

A festival day in Kinsahsa

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker

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... to and make do. Africans understand this painfully well. I introduced Daniel Harper to the congregation. Then I spoke briefly about why we give offerings on annual holy days, and we gave our offering.

After another hymn, Daniel gave a first sermon on the topic of Why are We Here Today? He explained each word: Why us?, Why here?, Why today? It was a very good message and a timely one. I then spoke on why the Church observes these ...

A Longest Day

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker

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... him the boarding pass, and nodded my head to say I insisted. He thought for a moment and then got slowly up moving farther back. The woman sitting in the window seat next to me sighed and complained “JÚsus!” She was letting me know she spoke French and giving me the opportunity to respond if I understood; which offer was declined. She might ask me to change seats or want to start a long conversation, neither of which would be helpful. So I remained an ...

Location

This hotel, located on BP 8057, Brazzaville, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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