My molasses-paced photo-digitizing project really should be completed by now; I am digitizing our old family photos so as not to be burdened with boxes of prints. I think I started nearly two years ago, but alas it’s still not done. I have hit pause on this project more times than I can count. […]
When we travel to other countries and are confronted by unimaginable realities there of suffering, poverty and spiritual need, our hearts are moved with compassion. And while compassion is a reasonable beginning, is compassion alone enough? For the recent young widow raising two children, her finances barely enough to make frayed ends meet, is giving […]
Of the people around me, two groups stood out. There were people I could communicate with, and those I couldn’t. While it was pure delight to get to know the missionaries serving within West Africa, it was evident that I would never get beyond “How are you? Did you sleep well?” with the Africans who […]
Anthony and Emilie Marzett are preparing to serve the Lord in West Africa. They are a young couple from Fresno, CA. who we have had the honor of training for cross cultural ministry. They recently wrote with some thoughts on their training and how God used our family in their lives. Here are a few of their comments:
"The most important thing we learned through our training with NTM (and indeed there are many other important lessons) is the truth concerning who we are ...