Have you ever heard something that changed your thinking on a particular idea with just that one sentence? I became an MK (missionary kid) at an older age than most MKs. When I was 11 my family did deputation and just after turning 12 I arrived in Tanzania for the first time. I LOVED being … More One Sentence
One of the guys on our discipleship team named Boaz just finished building his small home in the village of Nsanga. It is a very common brick home with a tin roof but a milestone in terms of meeting one of his lifegoals. The week he finished his home he heard that there was an … More What Does Your Love Look Like?
In the past couple of months, three former GMI missionaries have passed away. Madeline Leonard, with her husband Tony, served in Curacao from 1969 through 1986. Julia Schipper along with her husband, Ira, served in Puerto Rico in the late 60s and early 70s. Nell Lawley was a missionary in Brazil for many years beginning … More Thanking God for Past Missionaries
I am staying home How quickly things change! A month ago we excitedly reported on the progress of our classes in Centro Bíblico de la Gracia. Then Covid-19 arrived in Bolivia. In a series of preventative moves, the government has increased the quarantine level. Currently one person per family between ages of 18-65 may leave home … More Staying Home In Bolivia
Written by Sharon McGarvey, Grace Ministries International. First published on http://www.gracem.org Unfortunately, five missionaries or missionary families were here in the U.S. to share their ministries with churches, individuals, and missions conferences when services and meetings were canceled throughout the country due to the new coronavirus. So the Sykes, Gularts, Menors, Sanchezes, and Brook Seekins … More How is COVID-19 Affecting GMI Missionaries in the States?
Hello friends,The past three weeks have found us stranded between two rivers. The Solola to the North and the Kaoze to the South have washed out theirbridges and the torrential rains have made leaving the Rukwa Valley impossible. It has rained more this year than we have ever seen inany year since our arrival to … More Effects of Rain & the Threat of COVID-19 in rural Tanzania
Unfortunately, five missionaries or missionary families were here in the US to share their ministries with churches, individuals and missions conferences when services and meetings were cancelled throughout the country due to the new coronavirus. GMI missionaries Matt and April Sykes are moving to Nicaragua to help that growing missionary team continue to establish the … More Sykes' Video Ministry Update March 2020
This is an update we received from Givemore Nyakambiri on Saturday, March 21. Please be in prayer for this family’s continued safety and thank God with us for his care of his servants in a scary time. “Dear family and friends As we retire to bed today we are doing so with flashbacks of what … More They Are Safe
First shared on GMI’s website: http://www.gracem.org Dan and Mary Sue Reed were asked by a college student if they would be willing to answer some interview questions for a paper that was required for a class. I thought after spending many years on the mission field of Bolivia the Reeds’ answers would be enlightening for … More Life As A Missionary In Bolivia
A song that often runs through my mind is by Seventh Time Down and some of the lyrics are “God is on the Move, on the move, Hallelujah!” And it’s true, God, is on the move. What I like about what is implied here is that it’s continual and happening now with future effect. It … More “God Is On The Move!”