News and articles from Alison Gill

Going Home for Just Over a Month

Greetings! On 20th I’ll be back in England for just over a month. I can’t wait to see many of you socially or at talks / church gatherings.

I am really looking forward to having time with iNet to talk and pray through life here and hear what God is saying as I prepare to return at the end of July.

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Posted on Fri, 05 Jun 2009

Visitors, YWAM team, Kirundi, Genesite and Flame workshops in Buye

Greetings! I hope this finds you well. This last month has been very full. I hosted the YWAM Belfast DTS outreach team for 2½ weeks – see below. I was also really blessed over Easter to have my dear friend Sheron who lives in Nairobi visit. It was great to catch up and relax together as well as share our visions and compare life in E Africa.

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Posted on Fri, 08 May 2009

Reunions, Visa, Church, FNL join Burundi army ...

Wonderfully, I have just received my 2 year Visa D’Etablissment without having to pay any ‘extra’ fees.

The final rebel group, the FNL, has now joined the army and the country is looking towards the next elections in 2010.

This month, as well as language study, I am helping host the YWAM Belfast team here and my friend Sheron from Brockley Church and Kenya is visiting for Easter!


I hope this finds you well. Thank you again for being in touch, for your prayers and financial support. Have a very happy Easter!

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Posted on Wed, 01 Apr 2009

Thank you Lord: new house and car

Friends, thank you that so many of you having been in touch by email, letter, phone and skype. These last weeks have become very busy with finding and moving into my new house, my work permit application etc so please forgive me if I haven’t replied to you – I hope to soon!

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Posted on Fri, 13 Mar 2009

Leaving UK and early days in Burundi

Greetings from Bujumbura, Burundi. I have finally arrived to live here! It is great. I had a wonderful welcome from 6 friends who met me at the airport.

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Posted on Wed, 04 Feb 2009

settling into life in Burundi

So I have finally arrived to live in Burundi. It’s wonderful to be here. I’ve received the most amazing welcome and am starting Kirundi language lessons on Monday.

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Posted on Fri, 23 Jan 2009 | 1 comments

Final Journey towards Burundi - no. 11

I move to Burundi on 21st January.

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Posted on Fri, 02 Jan 2009

Burundi approaches

Prayer letter No. 10
1 December 08

Greetings from Belfast. Last month, as well as having French lessons, preparing for the Islamics course and serving at the YWAM Belfast base, was a time of praying, talking and seeking God’s will with YWAM and iNet for my next steps.

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Posted on Mon, 01 Dec 2008

Back in Belfast

Greetings from Belfast. I left Paris 12 days ago, had my Masters’ Graduation, saw some friends and visited my Church in London, collected my car and then drove back to Belfast.

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Posted on Tue, 04 Nov 2008 | 1 comments

J’espère que je connais plus français qu’avant

I’m in Paris until 23 Oct. continuing to study French. I then return to London for my Masters graduation, then back to Belfast for some part time study at Belfast Bible College and work with YWAM. I’m planning to move to Burundi at the end of March.

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Posted on Wed, 01 Oct 2008 | 1 comments