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Stories from our field writers and other contributors

Ordinary People: Wayne and Joyce

Wayne and Joyce started their life on the Kenyan coast among the Digo people back in 1987, and now they are spreading their passion for missions to a younger generation.

The Distant Boat: Two Years Running

“It was made to be used as a tool for mobilizers over a long period of time. Hopefully, for years to come.” In the two years since the film’s release, it seems to be just starting this journey.

Ordinary People: Forrest and Purity

In the summer of 1990, after a short-term mission trip to northern Kenya, south Californian Forrest discovered that Africa had gotten into his blood.

Ordinary People: Donna

If you have any questions about the recent history of Africa Inland Mission and the key players in any event, simply knock on Donna’s front door.

My First Time Stepping Into Kibera

As my eyes tried to take it all in, I found myself at peace watching these people. Not one of them seemed upset, sad, or hurt. Almost all of them had smiles on their faces, and joy that was visible in their souls.

Becoming a Kid Again

They run on fear, on drugs, and on the will to survive one more day. Some, a few fortunate ones, run into a second chance.

Ordinary People: Krista

Leading a TIMO team in a Muslim town in central Chad wasn’t originally on Krista’s agenda. But because of her and her husband’s obedience, people are finding Christ.

A First-Name Friend

I knew there must be women in this community who could be my friends, and not just the kind that you chat with in passing, but someone I could really know.

Ordinary People: Anna

“Here, death and loss are such a common part of life that we realized we were not alone in having gone through such a painful experience like this.”

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