Michael Battle with Prince Charles at Nelson Mandela’s Funeral
Author: Michael Battle
Michael Battle with Thabo Mbeki, President Emeritus of South Africa at Nelson Mandela’s Funeral
Michael Battle witnessing magnificent construction of sacred space on Madiba’s ancestral land in Qunu where funeral occurred. 95 candles for each year of Mandela’s life.
Michael Battle witnessing the body of Nelson Mandela (Sunday, December 15, 2013, Qunu) Today, I am privileged to attend the funeral of President Nelson Mandela (Madiba, his ancestral name). I am now finishing 24 hours of travel to and from Madiba’s ancestral home in Qunu where the burial occurred. The funeral is over but my Read more »
Counting the Costs (3)
Michael at Sherigu Women Development Center As in human slavery, whenever we treat anyone as a means to an end, we fail to count the cost. There are further lessons to learn. We do not count the cost when we allow poverty which prevents children of God from participating fully in God’s created order. Economic Read more »
Counting the Costs (2)
School Kids Exiting Elmina Castle (Torture Camp for Slaves) I am indebted to the Presiding Bishop’s Office and ERD for giving me the opportunity to return to my own ancestral land to meditate on the cost to which Jesus refers. Herein, as if teaching to school kids, Jesus teaches that the lesson in building the Read more »
Counting the Cost
My Reaching “Point of No Return” Elmina Castle Photo by Sam McDonald “For which of you, intending to build a tower, does not first sit down and estimate the cost, to see whether one has enough to complete it? Otherwise, when that person has laid a foundation and is not able to finish, all who Read more »
Anglican Diocesan Development and Relief Organization (ADDRO) work in Bawku West-Binaba with food security projects such as mango orchards.
Ash Wednesday Imposition of Ashes in Ghana
Observing a Holy Lent in Ghana