By Lydia Barnes (WIM Missionary 270) [MEXICO] “Maria” is a 20-year-old mom with a two-year old and twins on the way any day now. Her husband works all day in the avocado orchards to make only $10. He hasn’t been able to pay for new supplies to re-roof their house, so we were able to be […]
By Lydia Barnes (WIM Missionary 270) [MEXICO] Where we live, there are wooden houses called trojes built with wooden beams and steep roofs. There are dusty streets, more horses than cars, women in ankle-length skirts, long braided hair, colorful shawls, and loudspeakers booming announcements in an obscure tongue. They are slowly giving way to modern […]
By Chuck Hall, WIM President Mary Nell and I recently returned from Lapu-Lapu, Philippines. The city was named after the first Filipino hero, the native chieftain Lapu-Lapu, who in 1521, defeated the Spanish troops and killed their Portuguese leader, Ferdinand Magellan. I had always considered Magellan a hero, but it is a matter of perspective. Mary […]
By Janine Alvarado [JAPAN] One of our big decisions was which cell group to attend because that is where we will be focusing a lot of our energy. After visiting a few, we prayed about it and decided to join this group. We were somehow able to serve up lunch for a large group in our […]
By Ron Mouser [MEXICO] Recently, Ivonne rescued a woman who was being beat by her “husband” in the alley next to our house. He was threatening to kill the woman with a big rock when Ivonne rushed out and began shouting at him. While the man was distracted, we were able to rush the woman […]
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