An Unthinkable Sacrifice

The ruins of the ancient Moche people rise out of the arid, sandy mountainside along the coast of northern Peru. Here, our team climbed the steep, dry slopes to get a view of the Moche temple dated between 100 and 700 AD.  The temple- called the Temple of the Sun-...

Lem’s Legacy

Lemuel Brian Finlay, born in Brownwood, Texas, loved Jesus and loved his family. Raised in a military home, Lem’s parents taught him and his brother Jakim the importance of faith in God and loyalty to those they loved. Lem’s high school years were filled with friends,...

No shoes

The red clay in Tanzania swirls thick and choking when stirred up by passing cars. Rich in iron, the clay coats everything in our clinic. It covers our supplies, our hair, our clothing. The bottoms of our shoes become tinted orange within the first day of work and our...

Grace in Tanzania

Mama Grace* washed her clothes by hand and began to hang them on the line in the yard. The Tanzanian sun felt warm upon her face, but the constant breeze kept her from sweating. Her tiny daughter, Eunice*, lay napping on a blanket in the grass. Mama Grace lifted the...

Sofia’s Secret

Sofia heard about the medical clinic from a friend that lived next door. “They’re doing eye exams and giving away free glasses,” explained her friend. “I went over there today and got these.” Sofia’s friend reached into her bag and...