Forge 2017 – Team 1 Stories

This past week things were in full swing. We were preparing for the homecoming of the long term worker that has been on furlough on the States and had to say goodbye to our friends here. It sounds simple enough but as we know life......

“…we need to stop plotting the course and instead just land the plane on our plans to make a difference by getting to the “do” part of faith. That’s because love is never stationary. In the end, love doesn’t just keep thinking about it or......

You’ve got to leave the country now,” says Neo our translator as the sun is setting over Hakoali. “They will close all the borders tomorrow. There’s no way out.” For a brief moment it’s so silent you could hear a pin drop. Then Luke simply......

“If you could describe Lesotho in three words, what would it be?” asks Ewald. It doesn’t take long to answer. “Simple. Slow. Deep.” As a team we’ve immersed ourselves into the lifestyle here. At first it felt like we were thrown into the deep-end. By......

Life in Lesotho was in full swing this past week. Our mornings were filled with church and prayer walks. There was someone new to meet everyday. In the afternoons local boys come around, “Asking for the toy” or “Asking for the Lego.” This is a......

“If you are called as a missionary—a “sent-out one”—then you are called to comfort those who mourn. You are called to love the broken until they understand God’s love—a love that never dies—through you.” – Heidi Baker Love in its simplest form can be demonstrated......

Lesotho! Home of the Maluti mountains and the beautiful Basotho people. What a privilege to be here. This past week has been one of settling into the routine of daily life, getting used to living with the sun, using natural resources and minimizing our use......

The team left this morning on their two and a half month adventure.  It will be a time of taking risks and of stepping outside their comfort zone. They will have many opportunities to learn, to serve and to grow....