Co-op schools are initiated by parents getting together and teaching all the children. It may be an outgrowth of several families living close by and home schooling their own children. Parents may then develop a co-op situation where several parents team to teach the children....

Ravine Strategic Learning Center is a learning center in Mbeya, a small town in South Western Tanzania.  Our Wycliffe Bible Translators team is comprised of about 15 units (families, couples, and singles) working in a cluster project to translate the Bible into thirteen local languages. Please contact Marie Christianson for...

Thom Votaw "Thom, there is no team!" "I heard an incredible challenge, from an unknown person, that would affect in a small way the taking of the Word of God to the four corners of the earth." I looked around to see who Bob was talking to, only...

Thom Votaw When I was a student at John Brown University in the 1960s we had a variety of speakers come to campus.  Most were polished and eloquent speakers; one was not, so we were told. "This Mr. Frank of Frankohma Pottery in Oklahoma has given the...

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...

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