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Ordinary People: Crystal

Ordinary People: Crystal

In Torit, where hot winds kick up sand and tiny dik-diks prance through her back door for a visit, Crystal is far from her family but close to their hopes for her.

2018- Year of African Mobilization

2018- Year of African Mobilization

The door is still open for missionaries from any nation who answer the Lord’s call. As my family and I learned serving in the Islands and the Horn, there is a wonderful strength and blessing in partnerships between foreigners and locals.

Leaning In: AIM’s Push for Chad

Leaning In: AIM’s Push for Chad

The whole scene with the carpets in the dust seemed very Biblical to me. Stately men in robes, reclining at the foot of an elder, bending an ear. But the sight also struck me as a metaphor for the country as a whole. A country at a crossroads. A country leaning in.

The Weight of Hope

The Weight of Hope

AIM AIR visits and encourages Zande church leaders and displaced families in C.A.R.

When God Has Other Plans

When God Has Other Plans

On Good Friday, gun and artillery fire split the night. The next morning, our team was evacuated by bush plane from CAR.

Gunfire, a Blind Widow, and a Bundle of Peanuts

Gunfire, a Blind Widow, and a Bundle of Peanuts

At a time when my own heart was screaming agonizing questions of “Why is this happening, Jesus?” a frail, needy widow worn by years of spending herself for God was ministering to me.