God’s rule over injustice gives us hope

It was team day and we were gathered together in the neighboring jungle where our teammates reside, about an hour walk from our home. The day before there had been rioting related to… 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

Down at the river…

Each week I pile up a basin of dirty laundry, a couple packets of laundry detergent, a bar of laundry soap, softener (a fine luxury), a large cup and a hand scrubber. I’ve… 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

Rest in his faithfulness…

After 3 months of settling in to village life and immersion language study our team has arrived at the end of our first unit. What does that mean? Well, quite honestly, for me… 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

Learning to live…

Learning to live in the village requires us to take notice of what is happening with our neighbors, the life of the community and the rhythm of their responsibilities. Recently, Bryan and I… 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

Hut, Sweet Hut

For the past couple of weeks we have been back in our hut with the goal of making it home. There are a few things that have been left unfinished and the local… 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

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