By Bill Sebald Last Tuesday marked the first day of the year of work at the ARC (Agricultural Research Center). We started with a staff breakfast featuring scrambled eggs (Liberians don’t make scrambled eggs), Liberian sweet potatoes (diced and boiled) with sausage gravy (breakfast sausage made here on the farm), and Liberian coffee (small...
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By Anna Glenn It was late morning and I was standing in the shade of a tin roof porch watching the precise movements of the hands of a skilled and seasoned farmer as he methodically worked, knife and branches in hand. First, he took the knife, dipped it in bleach water, and then proceeded to...
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In 1979 a significant event happened that started a turn of downhill events for the country of Liberia. It was called the rice riots. Most of the major iron ore companies had shut down and there was a large number of people left unemployed. At the same time there was a sudden shortage of rice...
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By Bill Sebald When Liberia fell, Liberia fell hard.  Pride led the way.  “Pride goes before destruction and haughty spirit before a fall.”  Proverbs 16:18 There is still much conflict beneath the surface and because of it. And as we mentioned yesterday, there is still a lot concern of what might happen when a new president and leaders...
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By Holly Sebald Quick update: The voting yesterday was overall well-organized and peaceful! We praise God for His mercy and protection over Liberia yesterday and the success that yesterday represents as a step forward for democracy in Liberia. But our prayers for Liberia continue because the election process is still not over yet, not until the...
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Today is Election Day in Liberia. The results of today’s voting will determine the future of the country. I cannot understate the importance of today’s election. If all goes well today and in January when the president is sworn in, this will be the first transfer of power from one elected president to another since...
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By Nathan Glenn For the third time this trip, we were standing on the side of the road waiting for our taxi driver to finish his bribing at the checkpoint so that we could again pile 8 people back into a 5 person sedan. On one hand, I find humor in the whole situation, because it...
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