Melissa Rodas – Thailand

When I arrived in Thailand, I set three personal goals for myself. Change the classroom decorations from the previous missionary. Learn Thai at a conversational level. Study the Bible with one of my students. Number 1 and 2 were more easily accomplished, even though I am still working on my Thai. Number 3 has been…

Devotional: Forgiveness

A few years ago, I got to teach 2nd grade in one of the Micronesian islands.  Those of you who teach elementary grades, wherever you are—you have my respect.  It takes a lot of energy and patience…and Jesus.  Here’s a little story from those days: Two dark-haired little boys glare at each other with clenched…

Doug Pond – Morocco

Service to others brings inner joy, a reason for being. Adventure, challenge, a special chance to partner with God in doing what He loves, being His heart and hand.   Sending Organization: Office of Volunteer Ministries Position: Pastor of foreign university students Missions Organization: Maghreb Section, Morocco