Congo Vignettes- Stories of God's Faithfulness to Three Generations in the Heart of Africa

Here is a short video encompassing what the Lord has done through my grandparents and parents in the Democratic Republic of Congo since 1938.

Have you ever wondered what missionary life is really like? Congo Vignettes offers an intimate and honest glimpse into three generations of one family. Lived out against the backdrop of the Democratic Republic of Congo, author Shawn Lantz invites you into the triumphs and tragedies of her grandparents, parents, and siblings. For anyone needing a reminder that God can do exceedingly abundantly above all one could ask or imagine, Congo Vignettes is a joful collection of stories encompassing seventy-five years of God's faithfulness to His children. With more than forty personal photographs of the Smith family throughout its pages, tis book will inspire you in your own journey with Jesus Christ. 

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My grandparents who left for the Belgian Congo in 1938.

My family on our bush mission station of Nkara Ewa, 1981.