Welcome

We’re Mike and Renee. Missionaries in Africa from 1997 to 2014, we now live in the Atlanta area and continue to serve with Africa Inland Mission. These pages offer some of our stories, family updates, and perspectives on the missionary life. (Karibu!)

From Mike’s Blog

Bless ’em real good

We're back "home"--rolled into NY a few days later than planned. Most of the family caught the flu toward the end of the trip, and it seemed wise to extend our stay in Virginia to recover and make up for some lost days. They were sunny and warm ones, so we were...

Life on the road

Life on the road

Hard to believe we've been doing this for twelve years... the missionary road trip. Back in 1997 we drove Renee's little red Cavalier over ten thousand miles on our first "deputation" trip—raising up our support before the big move to Africa. I can hardly remember...

Where I’ve been

I have on several occasions tried (started and stopped more than once) to figure out what sort of things to write here. Here in this blog which looks altogether the same. In this world which looks altogether different to me since a month ago. I think I've been at a...

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Between Heaven and Earth

Essays from 12 years as a missionary pilot in Africa