Showing posts from November, 2011

Fruits and Veggies

(Less than $6 US for all this!) There are some things that are more expensive here in Madagscar than they are in America.  (Mostly the things from America.)  Other things are extremely less expensive...Like the fruits and veggies that we got at the market the other day!  Love it!

Phoebe's Refelctions on Being a Living Sermon

You may put us on a pedestal because we are in Madagascar, but if we aren't a living sermon and aren't sharing God, why are we here?  Why would you want to be a follower of us?
We have to be a living sermon, sharing God with everybody we come into contact with.  We have to be good leaders.  Why would we come if we're going to act and do the exact same things we do in the states?  As Christians, we must be intentionally living out God's message each day, here or there.
Philippians 1:27-30: Whatever happens, conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ. Then, whether I come and see you or only hear about you in my absence, I will know that you stand firm in the one Spirit,[a] striving together as one for the faith of the gospel 28 without being frightened in any way by those who oppose you. This is a sign to them that they will be destroyed, but that you will be saved—and that by God. 29 For it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to beli…

Lostness Revealed

As we have now spent almost a month in Madagascar we have been so blessed by how the Lord has taken care of us so far.We had a very smooth trip with no major problems from the United States to Madagascar.We have been learning the language and settling into our temporary homestead during this language application period.We have been humbled by the inability to communicate clearly but have been encouraged that at times we seem to be grasping little glimpses of using the language correctly.The girls have started homeschooling and are enjoying it.They really are Awesome!We do miss everyone back home but it seems that each day the Lord reminds us that our calling is to be His witnesses here in Madagascar.As we drive, walk, study, watch, and encounter people here we are constantly reminded that so many have not had the chance to hear the Truth and we have not even made it to our UUPG (Unreached Unengaged People Group).Please pray for us….. ·To begin to grasp the language so that we can share…