Just four hours south of the Texas border, the city of Chihuahua, Mexico is so close to home, and somehow is a different world. It’s rare to find signs in English, and all the sights, sounds, and smells are quite different from what we are used to. And yet, as the mountains of Chihuahua fade […]
“When you know your ‘why’ then your ‘what’ has more impact, because you’re working towards your purpose.” Michael Jr. After a night of fitful sleep interrupted by unfamiliar sounds and punctuated with excruciating leg cramps, the sunlight streamed in through the windows way too early that morning. It had taken us a grueling 15 hours […]
Our lives are full of constant change and transition. Whether its moving, traveling, kids growing, or just the fact that we’re aging, there always seems to be something shifting in our lives. And maybe as missionaries we’ve taken on a little extra of that, but really it’s a part of everyone’s life. No one escapes […]
#27 in my series about what a normal day looks like
#17 in my series on what a normal day looks like
As you know we are not working among the Mengen on our own! We are part of a much larger team. It all starts back here at home and stretches all the way to where we are working. And each link is vital. Check out this blog, and see how you can be part of this chain reaching the Mengen.
Before we enter any people group, we first conduct different surveys. We thus first visit specific people groups who often invite us to come and live amongst them, to help us evaluate what the need is and to present to them the purpose of what we are wanting to come and do. Last year I […]
On Sunday Rachel and I met with the believers to study. We adults colored our note-taking sheets while we waited for others to show up. After singing and prayer, the group was uncharacteristically candid. They talked about embarrassment with regards to praying in public and people making fun of them for believing a “new” thing. […]
Alberto and Mark are in a place close to the Guahibos. They traveled on Sunday September 16. Alberto is working with Guahibos brothers in updating and improving the content of the biblical lessons (Firm Foundations) and Mark Cain is working with in the last comprehension check of the N.T. before being printed. As Alberto and Mark […]
When cultures collide, Bible Teacher training involves challenging uninspected worldviews.