How could I take a 9-month-old, and a 2 ½-year-old and a 4-year-old to a place where they could get sick or hurt and be days away from medical care? A place with no schools, where my wife and I would have to struggle to educate them, where they would be exposed to demonic activity and where child trafficking happens? I was ashamed of myself that I was not strong enough to pay that price.Read More
Our teammates, Steve and Rebekah Orner, recently put together this nice short video about their first two years living among the Antakarana people on Nosy Mitsio. There’s not much narrative, but it’s a fun set of clips.Read More
This is the heaviness we face constantly these days, the utter darkness that seems to surround us on all sides. This is how things are made right in their world: figure out what the ancestors want and do it, or else pay the price – it could cost you your life…Read More
That’s what our last few years have been like here on Nosy Mitsio: exciting! Challenging! Full of promise, hope, struggles, loss, and gain. In it all we see God at work. He’s maintained us, given us strength and perseverance when we’ve needed it most, and he’s opened our eyes to see…Read More
Each and every one of us were foreigners to God’s Kingdom, to his lands, and with no hope of acceptance. So then God came to us, to our land. As one of us, he tore down the fences and the dividing walls that were built by our sin; and the effort killed him. But death couldn’t keep him and…Read More
I know that my aches and pains are really not that big of a deal. But we all deal with pain in some form or another, from the seemingly small to the catastrophic, and it occurs in every possible situation in which we find ourselves.Read More
Over and over again the waves crashed into the boat rocking it back and forth drenching absolutely everything inside: all of our team’s foam mattresses we had just bought, our supply of food, more construction materials, everything!Read More
The storm hit us out of nowhere. One minute it was sunny and cloudy, the next we could barely see 20 feet in front of us as the rain poured down from all directions. The waves rose 10 feet around us and the boat crashed into one wave and then went rushing down the next, all crowded together with no time for us to…Read More
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Watch this video for an introduction to the Antakarana people and our work among them
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