Jake Grasser’s Togo Update

Togo has presented challenges but also has been a wonderful encouragement.  Here are two instances. A couple of weeks ago I encountered a preemie (in the hospital/pharmacy where I serve) who was incredibly small. They all said that it’s the smallest one that they have seen which a little less than 2lbs. The baby was ...

Anna Johnson’s Update From Bolivia

Hello everyone!  I spent the first week of my trip in Charlotte, NC for training and since then I have been living with a wonderful Bolivian family who has been so very kind. My Bolivian familia has welcomed me into their family and have even included me in family celebrations and outings. For the month ...

Church Connections in France

We are excited to share what God has done these last two weeks in France!  We started our trip in Senots, France. It is a small village but God has used our time there perfectly. In Senots we had two events, a youth group event and a BBQ. During the youth event, we played games, ...

Ecuador Reflections

The Ecuador team had a busy agenda. Upon landing, we visited the Word of Life facility in Quito. Then on to Otavalo where we held medical clinics. As you can see pictured, one of the girl’s dogs decided to sit on the table with her as she got her pulse taken. Emily was not even ...

Italy Orchestra

A short reflection on the Italy Orchestra team: We were encouraged in the effectiveness of our ministry and were an encouragement to the missionaries because our concerts were the first step for starting gospel conversations with the Italian people. We also got to reconnect with some of the returning student’s hosts from last year, which ...

South Africa Update

We’ve learned so much during our time here, both from the kids and from the missionaries who’ve made this incredible place their home. Here on the property, our favorite activities have been making jewelry with the kids as part of their livelihood project, helping out in classrooms and in PE, and spending lot of time ...

China Connections

The China team has been building relationships with students in and out of the classroom. One activity involved discussing the true meaning of Easter. Playing card games and basketball have proven to be other effective ways of getting to know one another. Teaching English is a great way to connect. Pray for opportunities to share ...