“Being at ACC is Not a Mistake” – Muziwababa

I have come a long way from home, travelled thousands of kilometres, left my family and friends and came to the kingdom of Swaziland. It may not seem much to one looking from a distance but I will assure you that this sacrifice has been the greatest I have made in following God. I say this because we Africans in general believe a lot in family and community such that at times it seems like we are like trees rooted in the ground – us being rooted in our families. Despite that, I , Muziwababa Sithole, left Zimbabwe, my home area of Manyikaland, with only my wife and three children, Shammah, Shalom and Makanaka, and started on this adventure of pursuing God through education. It was through conversations with my young brother Tawanda Read More

Macadamia Nut Season Over

Beloved reader, greetings to you wherever you are. It is always a pleasure to share with you stories concerning what is happening in our Tree of Life project and how different people are doing their part to contribute to the success of the institution. Since the year began, we have been following the macadamia nut process from the harvesting stage. I am hoping that by now you have a slight idea about what happens, when and why. However, if you have not been following this blog, I would recommend that you check the blogs that we posted before. The macadamia season has come to an end, and we are now down to the final stage of the process – preparing to transport them to South Africa. Although we have been doing this work for a long time Read More

The Common Desire to Serve

I have been going around the campus with one question on my mind – what makes ACC be ACC? It has been a privilege and blessing for me to be part of the communications team where I get to hear different stories from people who share their views about what this place means to them. Each time I sit down to write or edit someone’s document, I am always touched and blessed by the spirit and passion these people have, not only for their future but for the kingdom of our God. I have also scrutinized the work put in by the faculty and staff every day to make this place what it is and what it aspires to be. Believe me, there is no way you can live in such an environment and not be awed by what is going on. It is these observations and more that made Read More