Moving Towards Shalom

Moving Towards Shalom

  by Mike Saum Shells from the 20mm cannons shredded the mango trees nearby, peppering the bank where he sought cover. Mortar rounds and rocket-propelled grenades ripped gaping holes in the landscape. His enemies from the Ngeti tribe, bolstered from troops from...
An Island Too Far

An Island Too Far

An Island Too Far ; By Mike Delorenzo On Field Media MAKING LANDFALL We rolled up the legs on our trousers and jumped into the wild, warm surf as our little speedboat tugged against its anchor in the rising tide. Before us was a mesmerizingly beautiful beach, drawing,...
Street Art

Street Art

  Written by Jami Staples The life and ministry of Andrea Hellemann is plotted with catchy quotes, titling each season like a room in an art exhibit. When Andrea first told her parents she wanted to be a missionary they very calmly replied, “Why don’t you do...
Family Style

Family Style

  Written by Jami Staples Where I come from when someone says “family-style” they are describing a quaint little restaurant where mashed potatoes come with every entree and the fifteen items on the dessert  menu all end in “-obbler”.  But to Dan and Bethany...
A Noble Effort

A Noble Effort

  By Mike Delorenzo The patient work of Literacy Ministry Written words are patient things. Once they find their form in so many sentences and are bound into books, they wait. They remain unchanged in the fleeting breadth of a human lifespan, and untouched in the...