Chance meeting shows significance of African ministry

For most of the past 20 years, my trips back and forth to the continent of Africa representing African Scholarship Exchange have been with my friend Peggy McKey. This year, when her mother was diagnosed with a serious illness, we both knew that probably our team would be broken up, at least for this year. And it was.

But I wasn’t left without a teammate. This year, fellow board member for three years, Molly Diffee, a very young and good interior designer with an architecture firm in Fondren went with me to Kenya and Zambia. While at Mississippi State, she spent five weeks in South Africa, opening her heart to the continent. But as she told many, only after this trip to Kenya and Zambia was she credited with “having really been to Africa.” In all seriousness though, having been to South…

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