Navigating rapids, crossing precarious log bridges, sloshing through knee-deep water, and doggedly trying to keep up with our native guide. These were a few of the physical exercises that kept my body busy on our most recent hike in the jungle.
Note. This story refers to speakers of a small dialect of the much larger Tarahumara language group.
To Hear with Their Hearts
After twenty years
What is Team Launch? It is a 6-week stay here at the All-Nations base with your future team just before heading to the field. In our case the destination is Chihuahua State, Mexico to work among the Tarahumara people.
Weekly in our little town in southern Mexico, early on Tuesday, we hear a distant airhorn. The “toot-toot” gets closer until finally it is at our door. It is a good sound: the trash truck!
MJM writes from Colombia—
by the Wagoners
Teaming up for God's work
Today was a day of contingency training with Reagan, about "Risk and Incident" management. This day of training, unlike most, includes concepts that we hope the team never needs to practice! It included some very practical guidance and preparation for responding to hostage threats or incidents.
This colorful and often discouraging story of evangelism, Bible translation, church life—and syncretism—among a language group in Nicaragua presents a powerful case for faithfulness in every way as we reach out to the unreached.
The Mayangna people of Nicaragua have felt their vulnerability for many years. Now, as war rages throughout the country, they are not sure if they will survive. God cares for the oppressed, the underprivileged, the voiceless. How would He have His people respond?