Author: Suzanne

Challenge 1 – To understand a Christian perspective on poverty, giving, and action!

What is Poverty? Big question you say. Well yes, how do you define a persons state or condition with many factors and influences, restrictions and bonds into a few words. Today we had our first Chennai Challenge meeting. It was great to see a potential team coming together and sharing expectation, previous experiences and having a…
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January 22, 2012 1

Quiet, Cold and Normality.

So team B touched down yesterday. As I write this blog I am thinking about getting ready for work already!  Normal life is taking shape, work, packing  – ready for moving next week. This year has felt such a whirlwind, it seems hard to think that it is all over, But is it? Even though…
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September 1, 2011 1

Independence Day and Yelligri

So my first blog in Chennai! It is so great to be back in this amazing country. Thankfully getting out here was not a problem and I got the team here in one piece. So today is Independence day. With an early start of 06:50 (who says this is a holiday?) we all went to…
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August 15, 2011 5

In a Minute!!!!!!!!!

Friday is drawing ever nearer and I’m becoming more anxious about the thought of being responsible for team B getting to Chennai! When Chennai Challenge say they want to challenge you to live outside your comfort zone they really mean it! I’m usually a person who likes to take the back seat and allow everyone…
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August 10, 2011 4

Facing fears, flour fights and acts of kindness.

As the sun was beginning to break through the early morning clouds, two intrepid team members were preparing for the weekend of the month, Chennai Challenge Weekend Meeting 2! First stop, picking up three more, wide-eyed and bushy-tailed, team members before Yemma guided the convoy through the picturesque chase to our destination – THE LAIR, Beaudesert Park, Cannock!                                    Brief greetings and…
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May 1, 2011 2

12,000ft, 41 sec freefall at 131 mph!!!!

Well just another ordinary Sunday for me then yesterday!!! Maybe not! Experience life outside your comfort zone, one of the many challenges you are asked to face when becoming a team member for Chennai Challenge. I don’t think it gets any more outside your comfort zone then a skydive! I am one person who definitely…
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April 18, 2011 3