Shake Hands with the Devil

Shake Hands with the Devil

Written by Andy Brown In 1994, one million Rwandans were killed in the span of three months. Killed not by a bomb or weapon of mass destruction, but by a million weapons of small destruction, garden tools mostly. Killed not so much by an army, like the genocide of...
Little by Little, The Basket Fills Up

Little by Little, The Basket Fills Up

Written by Mike Saum Aba na aba kwijaza kibaba. Little by little, the basket fills up. The truth of this local proverb is exemplified in the day-to-day life of the Mwani, a least-reached tribe living on the northern coast of Mozambique, and the ministry of the AIM...
Man with a Message

Man with a Message

by Mike Delorenzo “I was a very bad man,” Timothy recalls, as we rocket along in a rattling old mini van, a matatu, heading straight for Kibera. “I was a fighter,” he continues, “The man you see before you would be dead if not for Jesus.” He bows his head and invites...
Hanneke’s Heart

Hanneke’s Heart

by Mike Delorenzo There are few things in this world as powerless as a sick child. Few things as unwanted as an infant girl or boy in Africa, poverty stricken, and dying of AIDS. To some, a child such as this is not worth a moment’s notice. But for the few who do...
A Hill in the Heart of Congo

A Hill in the Heart of Congo

by Mike Delorenzo On a solitary hill in Zande land, in the heart of the Congo, sits a historic mission station. There, a dozen odd buildings of earthen brick have stood the test of time and human conflict, and remain still today as a testimony to their builder. Maybe...
Lost and Found in Sudan

Lost and Found in Sudan

by Mike Delorenzo Panther Bior tugged at my elbow. “How many more miles?” he asked. I looked at the GPS, turned back toward him and shouted above the roar of the airplane engine, “Fifteen.” “Fifteen,” he repeated and paused...