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Monthly Archives: February 2010

Somali Speak Easy….

Today, Rob Yackley and I made a long-awaited trip to the Somali Entertainment Center that he helped establish. No, it’s not what you think it is…. it is actually a place where Somali refugees gather to play billiards and drink tea :-). We went there hoping to see a thriving business and that we would … Continue reading »

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First day of Lent…

Some of you may be wondering what this whole “Lent” thing is all about.  To be honest I didn’t know much about it or practice it until a few years ago.  It is actually a tradition that the global church has been practicing for hundreds of years but many evangelicals abandoned after the reformation. Essentially, … Continue reading »

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New website for our mission….

This is our calling and our passion: Mentoring future leaders to be sent as missionaries as we bring the message of Jesus to our neighborhood…. Most of you have heard us communicate this calling in a variety of ways.  Now we have one more way….Our NEW WEBSITE! .  It’s official we (Nieucommunities) have a new/updated … Continue reading »

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Communicating in the sand….

Last Monday I took 4 refugee’s from Eritrea to the beach in an effort to show them a little bit of San Diego.  On the drive to the beach I realized that they don’t get out much as they have no transportation, little money, and simply because they can’t communicate in English yet.  On the … Continue reading »

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Mentoring Refugee's

Imagine for a moment moving to Egypt because the place where you live is no longer safe and you are in constant fear for your life.  How long would it take you to get adjusted to a new culture, learn a new language, and earn a living?  If nobody stepped in to help you, this … Continue reading »

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