Not Easily Broken

A person learns where to go and what to do in order to find food when he or she is desperate. In many areas in East Africa, that means going to a camp or food distribution center for emergency relief. These programs are very helpful in times of crisis, but they are not without consequence.…

God and I in Africa

I recently wrote a reflection on my experience during my visits to South Sudan, originally posted on my blog here: www.TeresaJanzen.com . Some people have encouraged me to share it on our minsitry page as well, so here it is. Supernatural grace oozes through my life when I travel to East Africa. It is so invasive…

Field Report – Teresa Janzen

Monday and Tuesday Mary and I went house to house visiting ladies and inviting them to a women’s Bible study on Tuesday afternoon. It was a lot of walking in very hot weather and I’ve come to appreciate the slow pace of the African stroll. These home visits often included a sermonette, a song and…

Connected by a Thread

I’m one of those people on airplanes that likes to strike up a conversation with fellow travelers—especially on long flights. I love to hear about people and their reasons for traveling. My thought is that if I’m going to spend 8 hours hip to hip with a person, occasionally climbing over them to get out…

Modern Meets Mission

I’m pretty good with a computer, but I know very little about the entertainment side of technology. So when I realized the opportunities to put that technology to use in South Sudan, I was a bit surprised. I sent out a call for iPods so we could access the Murle and Dinka audio Bibles, and…