Category Archive: Bryan’s Posts

Back to the Present

We have just returned from a long absence from our village life. For three weeks we were attending a conference in Machakos, Kenya, focused on learning more about Africa in general, and also… Continue reading

Exploring Madagascar

We have been busy the last few weeks! First, we took a trip as a team to Mahajanga, a city on the west coast of Madagascar, where we met up with other AIM… Continue reading

The Newest Member of the Family

Camden brought home an abandoned duckling from the soccer field/cow pasture yesterday. He and the girls then began construction on a proper home for a baby duck, complete with in-ground swimming pool (a… Continue reading

Becoming Salt

I was sitting with 2 Sakalava teeanagers yesterday, discussing the finer points of bargaining in Madagascar. We were speaking the Sakalava language, so basically they were speaking to a 3 year old (me),… Continue reading

Prayer Request and More Photos

Yesterday our team was informed of some upsetting news… I cannot go into details right now out of concern for all involved, and it is not a health, physical, or safety issue. What… Continue reading

House Guests for a Week

We only slept in our new home for 2 nights before we went on another journey… this time just down the trail to stay for a week with a village family. we were… Continue reading

Here We Are

From Austin to Atlanta…Atlanta to London…London to Johannesburg….Johannesburg to Antananarivo…Antananarivo to Nosy Be…Nosy Be to Ambanja…Ambanja back to Nosy Be and into the shelter of our village hut surrounded by pineapple plants, mango… Continue reading

A Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins with a Single Test

Have you ever taken an emotional intelligence test? Or in my case, have you ever had to take an emotional intelligence test for an upcoming leadership conference after crisscrossing east Texas in a… Continue reading

Austin Homesick Blues…

This past weekend Rebe and I had the opportunity to attend a concert at Gruene Hall, an establishment near New Braunfels, Texas that bills itself as “Texas’ oldest dancehall.” And as Gruene Hall… Continue reading

Give us the boot…

Waiting stateside for ministry placement abroad to come about can be awkward. How so? For more than three years now we have talked about ministry in Africa, waited for God to make clear… Continue reading

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