Showing posts from October, 2011

We Have Arrived

Well we have survived 22 hrs in a plane and an eight hour time change and we are in Mada.  We are ecstatic to be here and are looking forward to what the Lord wants to do in and through us.  We are grateful for your prayers and support and we also covet them as we continue on.  Some great news is that all flights went extremely well and all of our stuff made it with us.  Customs went well and we have enjoyed a little time in Tanna to lose some of the Jet lag.  Grant, Michael, Michelle, Matt, LuSinda, Taisir, Kristi and others have been absolutely phenomenal.  We are so grateful for them.  They have allowed us to begin to feel confident that we are right where God has asked us to be.  We have been out and about a little and have just been humbled by a new language and have such a desire to learn Malagasy so we can communicate clearly with them.  However, with the little that we speak we have enjoyed attempting to share.  Driving has been exciting to say the least and we are learning so…

No Greater Task

The day is pretty much on us.Everything we own fits in two crates (which we won’t see for several months), ten suit-cases, ten carry-on bags, and some storage at parent’s homes.However, as we are ready to board the plane that is to take us to our next destination we realize that there is no greater task for us in our lives at this time.Yes, God has called us all to be making disciples and He has called us all to go unto the peoples of the world but for us He has asked us to go and live among the people and tell them about the hope that is found in Christ Jesus.So we don’t have much from earthly possessions but we do have Father’s Spirit guiding and protecting us and we have each other.We can truly appreciate what Paul wrote in Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me”.We know what it is to live here in the States and have such great luxuries and feel so blessed to have so much at the tip of the fingers but we also know that Father will take care of our n…