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Stories from the Harvest Field

What, after all, is Apollos?  And what is Paul?  Only servants, through whom you came to believe –as the Lord has assigned to each his task.  I planted the seed, Apollos watered it, but God made it grow.  So neither he who plants nor he who waters is anything, but only God, who makes things […]

Yesterday, a friend of mine and I went out for an hour on a prayer walk to the mosques around town. Ramadan has now started, so while we are routinely praying for the Muslims in our city, we wanted to make sure to go out “on location” to pray and ask God to move amongst […]

Search Party works amongst unreached people groups, today primarily amongst those that have made the journey out of their home countries in Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia. For those that come from sub-Saharan Africa, the first major geographical challenge is often the crossing of the Sahara desert. There aren’t any official statistics about […]

I’d like to share a story about a friend of mine. We’ll call him “K.” He comes from a northern African country and speaks perfect English. He is funny, very friendly, and always wearing a big, genuine smile. K is a Muslim. He wore that same smile as he told me he considers himself a […]

“…I am the resurrection and the life.  He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in me will never die.  Do you believe this?” John 11:25-26 I love it when Jesus does the work for me…Uhh…which is…all the time.  However, one particular lunch meeting at the garden […]

Last week, we met to read and discuss the scriptures with a group of friends made of multiple countries including Africans, Americans, and South Asians, all of whom are seeking to follow Jesus, although each in different stages. Some were believers, others coming from Muslim backgrounds who have not yet fully decided to follow Christ. […]

Have you ever met someone in a public place and they needed some information, maybe the location of an item within the store, or directions to the post office, but they barely spoke your language? Or maybe they didn’t speak your language at all? You really wanted to help them because you can imagine how […]

Over the last few weeks, a man from Mali was routinely coming by the Help Center with a bike asking for help with one problem or another with his bike. He often had a flat tire or an issue with the alignment of his chain and sprockets, or any number of other issues. After a […]

I walked from the garden to the school.  On my left was an abandoned and burned out state building which now harbors illegal activity and graffiti.  On my right were tall oleander bushes making it impossible for me to see what was around the corner.  I walked on, impervious to the dangers that might be […]