Stories from our field writers and other contributors
We have this joke with our teammates: Eddie goes like a tractor, opening the road, and we just go following him and doing the planting.
“God is doing things within peoples’ hearts, and our job is just to be available when the Holy Spirit is moving.”
At the end of the Samburu TIMO team’s two-year term, they gathered together in Nairobi to share their stories.
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.
“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.
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.
Based in Nairobi, Kenya, Tumaini is a multi-disciplinary counselling centre that is one of a kind on the African continent.
This group of young men was singing the word of God, and they were loving it.
We haven’t been here that long. Relatively speaking. But a lot can happen in a thousand days.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“AIM AIR is good at being an option where there are no options. We go as far as we can by commercial aircraft or by road and then put a base there.”
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.