25 random/funny things about Andy

1. I live in Nairobi, Kenya, literally a stone’s throw from Kibera slums, one of the largest slums in Africa. 2. I am married to a wonderful woman, Lesa, who is simultaneously beautiful and artistic and intellectual. I have 3 children: Robbie (10), Avery (7), Sydney (4) 3. My wife, Lesa, is adopted. Her birth-mother’s maiden name was Brown. Pretty sure we weren’t closely related when we got married. 4. I used to think that to be a missionary meant you had to live somewhere without electricity or water, and teach people (who may or may not be clothed) to grow corn, and would have to build your house by hand and carry water miles each way every day. Strangely enough, I’m friends now with quite a few people like that and respect them tremendously… they are the real missionaries, I’m just a poser! 5. I used to think the only people who became missionaries were people who didn’t fit in to American culture to begin with. Strangely enough, I’m starting to find American culture as the foreign culture that I probably don’t fit into anymore. 6. My wife always wanted to be a missionary, but had to give that dream up when she married me, since I had no desire whatsoever. She wrote her own college degree program, entitled “International Ministries with an Emphasis in Fine Arts.” Today she is a high-school fine arts teacher on the mission field. 7. My wife also has about half of a master’s degree in missiology. I have just a few hours of graduate school in the same track. 8. I weighed...
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