TIMO “Embedded”

A front-lines video series shot by staff and members of AIM’s TIMO teams

The TIMO Embedded Project:

Sometimes the best stories are not those told by professionals with fancy gear. Sometimes they are simply the ones which can be shared, raw and unpolished, by people living the story themselves. AIM has placed dozens of TIMO teams in difficult and distant places throughout the years – places hard to frequent by visitors or media pros. So we outfitted TIMO with a set of quality cameras and a home-made field guide and asked them to capture glimpses of TIMO ministry. Camera memory cards are sent up to the media office in Nairobi via bus where they are then edited and returned. This gallery is the result. It hosts an ever-growing series, and together, these short videos give a broader picture of the life, faith, and adventure that is TIMO.

What is TIMO?

A ministry initiative of Africa Inland Mission (AIM), TIMO is a two-year mission program designed to accomplish three objectives: To equip new missionaries with a foundation for a lifetime of ministry, to share Jesus Christ with Africa’s least-reached peoples, and to see Christ-centered churches established among them.

Namibia Team Arrival

TIMO’s Namibia team sees their homes for the first time and dives into language learning.

Niger Team Preparation

The team leaders for the upcoming TIMO team in Niger have spent the last year preparing for their teammates to arrive.

Sakalava Team Debrief

The Sakalava TIMO team from Madagascar talks about the debriefing process and celebrates a new church plant on their small island.

Chad Team’s Debrief

The Northern Chad TIMO team talks about the debriefing process. Part of the TIMO “Embedded” video series

Building Team Housing Continues

Paul Tanner introduces a new member of the TIMO leadership team, and continues to build housing in Tsumkwe, Namibia. Part of the TIMO “Embedded” series

Lesotho Arrival

Members of an “extreme team” of young men arrive to work among the highland shepherds of Lesotho. Part of the TIMO “Embedded” video series

Building Team Housing

Preparing for a TIMO team in rural Namibia requires building adequate housing for the new team members. Part of the TIMO “Embedded” series