Try Rethinking Your Thoughts…

I’ve been thinking about how often Jesus lived his life around crowds, gave himself to his disciples, and poured out his teaching to all who would hear. He opened his arms to children,… Continue reading

Christmas Island

We have been in Madagascar since 2013 – and in Southern Africa overall since 2005 – and December still takes us by surprise. Right now on our little island it is 87 degrees… Continue reading

Do Not Worry

Many things have been happening on the island recently… birthdays, new projects, and new team members. We have also been preparing to host a missionary retreat starting next week. But while all of… Continue reading

Mama Vao Vao

I’ve recently left my upstairs art studio to find a new one outside among my neighbors. The women around me are artisans creating curtains and tablecloths using traditional sewing techniques passed down from… Continue reading

The Fellowship

At the end of the second chapter of Acts we get a glimpse of what the very first church was like. This description comes just after the arrival of the Holy Spirit and… Continue reading

The Studio is Open for Business

We have a recording studio in the village now. It has walls and a roof, and it is stocked with instruments and microphones and digital recording equipment. What started as a friendship between… Continue reading

Our Latest Creation…

We were recently asked by one of our supporting churches to make a video about our family living in Madagascar. The video was for their summer VBS so that the kids could better… Continue reading

Some Prayer Points and Malagasy History

Here are a few interesting facts about Madagascar: Madagascar is a little smaller than Texas Nosy Be (124 square miles) is about half the size of Austin, Texas (270 square miles) Madagascar has… Continue reading

What Is Holding You Back…

I utterly long to hear the Word preached in my own language…to be instructed in the way of hope…and to celebrate with believers in the sacrament of communion. How strange it seems now… Continue reading

Flying With a Fetish

I recently travelled to Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar. My flight was pushed back a day because a cyclone (hurricane) had just moved through the northern part of the country, wreaking havoc on… Continue reading

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