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Africa / Stories

Just Surviving…

Mama Christine (as she is fondly referred to by her community) is raising her six children alone after she was widowed when devastation (perpetrated by rebels of a different faith) came to her community. Her traumatized neighbors wanted to flee from the area, but they didn’t have that option. “What will happen to us; where […]

Stories

The Wolf

There is a saying that “we judge others by their actions, but we judge ourselves by our intentions.” You have likely heard that before. Henry Montesino earned the title of “the Wolf” in his community, a big bitter man who would leap into attack mode at the slightest provocation. The CHE master trainers in his […]

Muslim / Prayer

Partner: Satan or God?

It’s easy to get overly-familiar with the Easter story. Some of us—myself included—have heard it all our lives. We don’t appreciate the power of Jesus expressed in the resurrection or the impact his power has on those who hear the good news for the first time. Does that resonate with you? I find it extremely […]

Prayer

Hope in the New Year

Everybody talks about hope in the New Year, but perhaps it is hard to hope when you see worldwide trends like ISIS, terrorism, chronic political corruption, or anti-Christian sentiments. As I think back over the past seven years, a story of hope about Medical Ambassadors International (MAI) comes immediately to mind. In February 2009, few […]