Sabbatical Journey

One year ago I was granted a sabbatical leave from Drew University, and I returned to Drew this month refreshed and restored. Mine was an active sabbatical that included two mission trips to Malawi, one educational trip to Korea, fund-raising trips to San Francisco, Houston and Washington D.C., two trips to receive special recognitions, the release of new book, and the establishment of a permanent mission center in Malawi —all recorded on my Blog and

Open Conference for Korean Pastors

Open Conference for Korean Pastors in New York City Presentation on CitiHope International: Food aid for Malawi Ahn-nyung ha-she-yoh! [Hello]: I would like to share with you what I shared with pastors in Korea in April of this year. After lecturing at Hyupsung University, my wife and I led a 4-day pastors retreat on the spirituality of Henri Nouwen who was my teacher. During dinner conversation, I shared with Pastor Kwon my ministry in Malawi

Activities in Mzuzu

In Mzuzu, the largest city in Northern Malawi, with over 100,000 people, the rest of the Osborne members were also busy. Divided into two teams, a construction team and a first aid / sewing team, they worked independently in the morning, but came together in the afternoon, to do additional ministry. The construction team helped pour a concrete floor for Mzuzu Baptist Church, and build a foundation for a building at FOMCO Orphanage, where they

Gabriel’s Report for Days 4 and 5

Here’s a brief update on the Osborne mission team activities this week: Yesterday, team A received sewing lessons at Katawa CCAP; it was a wonderful moment. The team donated a sewing machine and the women were very excited. Threads, fabric, elastic, and school materials were donated to the church at Katawa, which offers Day Care, pre-primary, primary and secondary schools? Today we are winding up the activities in Mzuzu by spreading the Good News of

Gabriel’s Report for Days 2 and 3

On Thursday the ministry team (A) visited Kutemwa Orphan Care Center in the morning and Mzuzu Central Hospital in the afternoon. Dolls and toys were given to children in pediatrician ward. But before we went to Pediatrician wards, we visited the nutrition department which is involved in making soy flour and is being given to children and other people who are on ARV treatment. The soya is mixed with corn, ground nuts and beans to