The missionaries' troubles began when a father became upset that his son, said to be 17 years old, had learned about Christianity in the project, which has 200 registered children. Local media reported that the teenager â€śrefused to take part in Islamic prayers and was acting like a Christian.â€ť...
Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh, jim, it's a rare occassion that I don't read full articles, watch the videos, etc. You seem to catch me each time. I just finished reading it to see that I was right, and then some. 35 prisoners packed into a small cell with no place to lay down, hot, mosquitos, etc, etc. Can anyone imagine having to endure for a few days, much less 5 months?? Yikes. I would venture to say that they were not all that popular and had some physical confrotations, as well. I had a dream last night that I was being hunted by law enforcement. I knew that if they caught up with me, I would be going away for a long time. Terrible feeling that I'm sure was spawned from watching the coverage last night.
Wow, they must be sooo relieved to be free. I'm sure a Senegal jail is no picnic like in the US. No cable, no magazines, no gyms or basketball courts, no college courses, no paying jobs, no canteen to order from, probably no Individual cells, probably not too much of anything but TP and a bar of soap for 10 people.
I like this article, because it wasn't about Chrismatics, you know, Charismatic Chaos but one was a Presbyterian!
the author of the article wrote: Despite the ordeal, several local sources reported that da Silva remained in good spirits throughout, providing witness to his faith to cellmates. He is reported to have said, in a letter to his wife, Marli, "Write to everyone, even to those in Senegal, that the enemy will throw some in prison, but everything will be to Godâ€™s glory.â€ť