“Worthy is the Lamb who was slain, to receive power and wealth and wisdom and might and honor and glory and blessing!”

Injustice in the Jungle

Injustice in the Jungle

It is an amazing thing when evil rears it’s ugly head with such sickening and destructive power that almost everyone can see it for what it is—evil. A young man in the mountains here just harvested his vanilla crop. This is no small feat. For those who don’t know, growing vanilla is a very time-consuming,Continue Reading Injustice in the Jungle

The Literacy Machine

The Literacy Machine

As we near the end of language and culture learning, literacy work has begun in earnest. Within 24 hours of completing our third language check, Cassidy and Joey joined eight others from Mawerero and beyond to start developing books that will help teach the people here how to read and write in their own language.Continue Reading The Literacy Machine

15 More

15 More

On August 9th we took our 3rd language check (of 4). We call them checks instead of tests because they really are designed to show us where we are at with the language. Our goal was to be 75 percent fluent with the Ndo language. Cassidy and I both felt we did not have aContinue Reading 15 More

Hidden Talk

Hidden Talk

The intention of a man’s heart is like deep water, but a man of understanding will draw it out. -Proverbs 20:5- Understanding a new language is difficult, but understanding a new culture and way of life is much harder. Last week, during market day, we were mingling among the people as usual, when a man approached us. We’d neverContinue Reading Hidden Talk

Mummy in Mawerero

Mummy in Mawerero

When I was in high school, I remember my calculus teacher coming into class with a very somber look on his face. He was usually not one for showing such emotion. He said, “Even though we have not left the country for sometime, my wife has been diagnosed with a very common Egyptian disease. ItContinue Reading Mummy in Mawerero

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