“Love speaks every language.” This is the phrase written across the T-shirts that my teammates (Kelsie Weaver and Julia Hounshell) and I (Hannah Lins) wear. Over our six weeks in Asia, these words proved themselves true. Throughout our time here, learning the language has been both a joy and a struggle.
Kilimanjaro is a metaphor for the compelling beauty of East Africa. It’s the highest peak on the African continent and the highest free-standing mountain in the world, rising in breathtaking isolation from the surrounding coastal scrubland to a height of 19,341 feet.
A small team from Second Church of Christ, Danville, Illinois, accomplished big things on the church’s third mission trip to Abengourou, Ivory Coast, last October to work with CMF team members Andy and Stephanie Gable.
Words cannot describe how blessed I have been during my six months in Mexico City. I have been blown away by the children of this city! These kids are the next generation. One day they will be missionaries, leading churches, and spreading the gospel.