Ryan Murphy, Teacher, Rift Valley Academy, Kenya and Member, Teachers In Service, Inc. From time to time, I’ll get emails from former students or youth group members—some of whom are now graduated from college…man, I’m getting old—mentioning that they are “interested” in missions. I tell them that’s...

Samuel and Hanna Kingsbury, teachers, Rift Valley Academy, Kenya It finds expression in many places. In a steaming cup of perfectly spiced chai. In the pristine twinkling of stars in the inky blackness high above. In precious laughter and the familiar faces of students around the dinner table. In the...

Hanna Kingsbury, teacher, Rift Valley Academy, Kenya Holding it up to my nose, I breathe deeply.  Inhaling the familiar, memory stirring scent of a smoky campfire, I cannot help but smile in delight.  The wood is firm beneath my hands, silky smooth from hours of sanding. ...

R. Williams Teacher/Administrator, Rainforest International School, Cameroon It was wonderful that so many family members had made it to the airport at such an early hour.  The presence of a representative from my mission agency made a huge, positive, and lasting good impression too.  After prayers led...

Kathy Wood Former Missionary, Christian Academy of Guatemala, Guatemala Our son, Chelsey, was most enthusiastic about moving to a far away and exotic country, but seven months later lay in tears after school each day, unable to understand why our family had to “move to Guatemala” and...

Samuel and Hanna Kingsbury, teachers, Rift Valley Academy, Kenya Our background and training have lead Hanna and I where we are today, serving God and supporting the many missionaries working in Africa by being teachers at Rift Valley Academy. RVA is located in the town of Kijabe...

Sharon Bowers Teacher, Ukarumpa International School, Papua New Guinea Part One I asked my son last night if he preferred homeschooling (which we did on furlough) or going to school here in Ukarumpa, Papua New Guinea.  “Going to school, Mom,” was his response.  “Definitely going to school.” To flesh...

Samuel and Hanna Kingsbury, teachers, Rift Valley Academy, Kenya Imagine a sprawling acacia tree casting shade on a hot African plain. And beneath it, there are people. Standing. Moving. Singing. There’s a drummer hammering out a beat on a well-worn skin drum. And the song: you can’t...

Hanna Kingsbury, teacher, Rift Valley Academy, Kenya Learn more about becoming a teacher of children of missionaries. I am sitting here at Rift Valley Academy in Kijabe, Kenya, wrapped up in a blanket, listening to the sound of the birds outside the window and the rumble of...

Hanna Kingsbury, Teacher, Rift Valley Academy, Kenya Learn more about becoming a teacher of children of missionaries. The house smelled of evergreen candles and raspberry crisp as the door burst open to admit six energetic and excited tenth graders.  In moments, they were settled around our living...

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