“Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace.” — Ephesians 6:14-15 (NIV)
Priorities for Prayer
Monday, August 17
Praise God that MAF staff in Arnhem Land are running weekly bible studies amongst […]
Our family recently hosted a team of university students and staff from Northwest Nazarene University (NNU).
Rat-a-tat-a-TAT-TAT-TAT. The knock on our tall metal gate was insistent. Reluctantly, I pulled myself out of bed (resting for a little while in the afternoons is a must for me here in Port-au-Prince, where the humid heat constantly saps my energy) and headed downstairs, out the front door, and then down another set of stairs […]
Liz’s son, Benjamin, enjoying a playground this past summer.
As our furlough in the United States nears an end, I marvel at how rich a time these past months have been. When we arrived back on home soil in July, we were tired and soul-weary. We had completed three years abroad, spent time learning […]
Departing Boise two years ago to move to Haiti.
In two days, I will leave home to go home. Confused yet? Me too.
It will be with an array of emotions that we will pile our bags and our children on a Boeing 737 and head for the skies, supposedly homebound.
We will be relieved—the plane […]
View of Port-au-Prince from the Schandorff’s balcony
Dogs howl from behind tall walls as children traipse down the street. Motorcycle taxis roar their way to the school gate, where they screech to a stop. The children call to one another as they walk, skip and run down the dirt and gravel road, and cars […]