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The Halvorson Family in Africa

  • The cost of loving others

    October 1, 2019 by

    A few months ago, Andy from the AIM office in the US contacted me. He had received a few small plastic yarn stitched crosses from a woman who wanted to support an AIM ministry by stitching these for them. Andy remembered that we have a Weekly Kids’ Bible Club and thought the crosses might be a nice gift for the kids. Receiving the email, I wasn’t sure what I would do with the crosses, but after thinking about it I decided they would be a fun gift for the 25-35 kids I teach each Friday afternoon. Weeks passed and I… Read more

  • Seeing in the dark

    July 1, 2019 by

    The half-moon illuminates the yellow-roofed huts, making it appear as if huge Chinese straw hats are lying strewn upon a stadium-sized dirt floor. The peculiar design of these huts results in the grass roof cascading almost to the ground, nearly covering the entirety of the mud walls holding the roof on. A small doorway to the hut allows for entrance only if the smallest statured adults bow before entering. The stars twinkle with the half-moon illuminating above, providing just enough light to aid the eye searching for recognizable features. Being a visitor to the village, I sit in a place… Read more

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