BEAUTIFUL FEET

And how can they preach unless they are sent? As it is written, “How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!” It was Saturday, the end of another week filled with the ups and downs of life.  I was in a “pit of despair” the week before and God hand delivered such … More BEAUTIFUL FEET

TOP TEN REASONS WHY DRIVING IN MADA IS DIFFERENT

Madagascar (Mada) is roughly the size of Texas, and just like the United States, Mada has major “highways” for traveling North, South, East, and West.  However, the road conditions in Mada are not quit the same. #1 Cattle:  In America you may slam on your brakes for the occasional deer, or if you’re from our … More TOP TEN REASONS WHY DRIVING IN MADA IS DIFFERENT

THRIVE

You were not meant to SURVIVE. You were meant to THRIVE…Surviving is for those who have no hope. That’s not you – not if you’re God’s child. You were meant to THRIVE! – Mark Hall, Thrive

ALL IN

A. W. Milne knew he would never return home.  He left family, friends and all comforts to live among a tribe of head-hunters who had martyred  every missionary before him.  Still he went.  For thirty-five years he lived among them and loved them.  On his tombstone, resting in the middle of their village, the tribe … More ALL IN

HIGHLIGHTS FROM MADA

Language learning – Learning a language is a lot like solving the following quantum mechanics equation that I stole from the internet (if you are a quantum mechanics major, I apologize for insulting your intelligence with the use of such a “simple” equation): 

The deuteron is a nucleus of “heavy hydrogen” consisting of one proton … More HIGHLIGHTS FROM MADA

FRIDAY MORNING

I woke up on Friday with an overwhelming passion for the day.  Friday was going to be different.  Friday, I could sense, was going to be special. We had spent our first week in Antsaribe researching the differences in Malagasy culture.  I was intrigued by the similarities.  To my surprise what people do in Madagascar … More FRIDAY MORNING