Where is my teacher?

Imagine you’re back in elementary school. You walked one hour from your village to school. You’re excited about learning. That’s why you do the long walk. The first class is English. You’ve heard from your older siblings that English is really important, so you’re...

That’s How Jesus Did It

I peered out the window as our bus wove its way through the streets. It was early in the morning, but the women were already outside washing clothes while their children played in the streets. Our bus slowed to a stop and I fixated on one child, squatting on the...

Loving Jojo

Jojo is a first grade student at the MSI-sponsored school in Central Java.  For the last three nights he has been sick with typhus and is being treated at a local hospital. Typhus is an illness that includes symptoms of chills, delirium, high fever, pain in the...

News from the Field: Sub-Par to Superb

Meeting the young men warmed my heart and then seeing where they lived broke it. I was on the island of Kalimantan visiting a MSI-sponsored children’s home in a small town near the coast.  The simple grouping of structures was home to 25 children and led well by a man...