Christmas Wish List

I remember when I was a child, I’d make a Christmas wish list hoping for just the right gift to open on Christmas morning. Then I grew up and I made lists for all the people I wanted to give to – and I really like that more. Now it seems I’m back to making…

Sticks in a bundle

Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable. ~Kenyan proverb This Kenyan proverb reminds me of one of my favorite verses, found in Ecclesiastes 4:12, “Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.” It came as no surprise when soon after our appointment with Pioneers we were…

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…

My Christmas List

While preparing a program for our visit with the Murle this winter, I found an incredible resource—an iTunes podcast series of the New Testament in the Murle language. Not just Murle, but hundreds of languages. What a treasure! We’ve used solar powered audio Bibles before, but I really struggle finding the passage I need with…

Knit and Crochet for Janzens in South Sudan

Do you knit or crochet and want to send some of your love with the Janzens on their next trip to South Sudan in January? Here are some simple projects that can really make a difference in the lives of those who visit Memorial Christian Hospital. A simple dishcloth pattern becomes a washcloth for a…