Tag Archives: missionary kid

Facing my Worst Fear: Leaving Congo

Sarah Gorenflo is an MAF missionary kid who spent seven years in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

For most of my life growing up, I didn’t face the normal fears of heights or spiders that other kids faced. Instead, my one huge fear was that one day we would have to leave Congo and not […]

Defining Home

Our family has not one, not two, not three, but four addresses right now: there’s the post office box in Vermont where we receive our mail, our street address here in Quebec, our financial support address at MAF’s headquarters, and a permanent address at my husband’s parents’ house.

To complicate matters, soon we will replace […]

Our Real Home

Where are you from?

A simple, innocuous little question, easy enough for most people to answer. Not so much if you were born in Singapore, hold an American passport, but have spent much of your life in Indonesia.

I’ll never forget being in Singapore a few years ago at the Night Safari, sitting with several hundred other […]