The End of the Road

The End of the Road

  by Kenny Bendiksen Glenn and Sandy Wilton first came to Adi in 1976 to live among the Kakwa tribe of northeastern Congo. They did not arrive on a two or four-year assignment. They came, like missionaries of a different era, “for the duration.” But...
Move Against the Fear

Move Against the Fear

  Written by Mike Delorenzo “Sometimes when we are called to obey, the fear does not subside and we are expected to move against the fear. One must choose to do it afraid.”  –Elizabeth Elliot I have only one pair of good boots and I seldom get to use them. But...
So We Do Not Lose Heart

So We Do Not Lose Heart

Written by Bruce Rossington Muhammad Ali once boasted: ‘I float like a butterfly, but I sting like a bee’.  I was reminded of these words as I sat listening to Phanuel’s interview.  I was beginning to think that I had become desensitized to what happened here in 1994,...
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 Moments in Lopit

Little Moments in Lopit

by Andi Clinard Someone asked me the other day what my best moment was in my life among the Lopit, an animistic people group clustered in the mountains of Sudan South, where I’ve worked for a year and a half. One best moment? Perhaps it was the other day when Ellen,...