Stories from our field writers and other contributors
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.
Ray and Jill Davis were supposed to retire. Instead, they moved to South Sudan.
“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.”
Kireka Home, in the heart of Kampala, Uganda, serves as one of the only refuges for children with mental and physical disabilities. In many places in Africa, disabilities bring shame to a child’s family, but here, these children have found something rare and precious: acceptance and love.
“It’s easy for me to want to do all the treatments myself, but it is so much better for me to be training vets and setting them on the right path, so they can multiply themselves and head out into Uganda, working with integrity in their profession.”
As infrastructure development slowly comes to Northern Mozambique, new villages are introduced to the miracle of electricity. AIM works to bring spiritual light to the Mwani people through the ministry of Radio Nuru (Radio Light).
Somewhere in that seemingly inattentive audience, there was one elderly catechist teacher who had inherited a set of instruments that the Zande people call anzoro. Like many of his people, this man associated the anzoro with dancing and drinking parties. Certainly it was not something to be brought to church.
Bangadi is a small town tucked into the vast Congo rainforest. This forest claims over one million square kilometres and is among the most beautiful haunts on earth. On world maps it is the smudge of green at the heart of Africa.
3D Christian Camps are building a trusting generation in Rwanda.
TCK education is a complex and serious dimension to the missionary life, but part of the call to serve and trust God in distant lands is the challenge to trust Him with the most precious treasures.