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Taking Time to Look Back, As We Look Ahead

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With a few tears in our eyes and a slight ache in our hearts we left our families behind, including our two oldest daughters, to return to the field.We enjoyed a busy seven months on furlough and were ready to return to the work the Lord has called us to in Madagascar.

Eight years ago, we began this journey as God clearly called us to proclaim the Gospel to the Antandroy people.After a couple years of language and culture studies we moved to the city of Fort Dauphin and began entering towns and villages in the region of Androy.We had been told not to expect any converts; that the field would need a lot of work to prepare hearts to receive Christ. The Malagasy people in the high lands asked why we would go to a place where the tribes are so fierce and stubborn.We knew the Lord had called us, so we went.
Now after much prayer, proclamation and discipleship, we have seen such a great harvest; unlike we ever imagined.Our goal continues to be empowering the Malagasy to reach their own.Reachi…