God delights in taking ordinary people and using them to accomplish His extraordinary purposes.
Missionaries are only human.
But so often, they are placed on a pedestal, seen as “super-godly” individuals, and often misunderstood. This series introduces you to missionaries throughout Africa Inland Mission, people who live in vastly different countries and environments and who engage in vastly different ministries. Come meet these missionaries, these people who have answered God’s call to missions and are seeing Him work in wondrous ways, and explore whether you could be one of these “Ordinary People” as well.
Pauline and Alan always felt called to the mission field. Little did they know God would have them wait until their retirement years.
“I’m sort of like a caboose on a train,” Phil Manning says. “I just follow where the Lord leads and realize that it’s going to be a great adventure.”
One school teacher’s love for missionary kids has led her from the Congo to Kenya to Chad.
In Torit, where hot winds kick up sand and tiny dik-diks prance through her back door for a visit, Crystal is far from her family but close to their hopes for her.
The Shepherds asked a gutsy question: “If you could send us anywhere, where would you send us?” And then, they went.
How does God move a couple from a contented life in Germany to the bleak but stunning ridges of Uganda?