Preparing to Leave

This week has been one full of saying goodbyes-temporary goodbyes- to the many people we have come to know and love. Our LAMb partners, Lynn and Ruby Johnston have been here with us as we make the transition to go home and to make plans for our return early in 2009....

Encouraging a Young, Gifted Writer – Don’t Miss this Story

One of the first young people we met when we arrived in Kyrgyzstan last April was Maria. She is young, gifted fifteen year old writer and artist. Recently, she brought a story she had written about her grandmother to us to see. It was in the local newspaper. We...
A Busy Season of Training Concludes

A Busy Season of Training Concludes

When we first arrived last April, we met right away with a local orphanage director. She proved to be the incredible contact for us throughout the region during the months we have been here. I haven’t shared a whole lot about this area of our work, but wanted to...
What’s In the Field?

What’s In the Field?

Earlier this week we experienced two days like no other – the electricity, water and gas were all turned off. That means these precious people had no way to prepare a hot meal for their families. The gas situation turned out to be temporary, but it was an...