Who will tell them about Jesus?

a blog post from Galen Dalrymple, with Medical Ambassadors International Solomon. Solomon Habila.Remember that name as you will meet him someday in glory.  Solomon was a co-worker of mine at Medical Ambassadors International, living in northern Nigeria with his wife and three beautiful young daughters. Solomon and I never actually met but from every report […]

Beautifully Enabled, by God’s Design

news from Galen Dalrymple and Medical Ambassadors International Living in America, it’s hard for us to understand how those with disabilities are viewed and treated by the world. In some countries, those with disabilities are seen as being cursed, perhaps possessed, even considered to be non-human. Shockingly, it can lead to people literally being treated […]

Coming & Going: the Rhythm of the Souls

reflections on mission from Deacon Rob Lewisand Annemarie Zimmerman And he rejoiced with great sadness. This describes my conflicted emotional state when I say goodbye to friends who leave All Souls.  The emotions start to rise with the first buds of spring, when our students prepare to head out to parts unknown. I know it’s […]

In Communion

Deacon Rob Lewis shares an update about a friend of All Souls. Two Sundays ago, Chris Morgan took communion for the first time at All Souls. He broke our COVID rule of essential participants only, so his receiving was all the more noticeable. To those of us who know Chris, it was also deeply moving. […]

Dandora COVID update

Our Kids in Dandora are Back in School! The good news in the slums of Dandora: KDS/KDSS is back in session! After almost 10 months of being away because of COVID, the children were SO excited to be back in their classes! We received a report from Kenya Children’s Fund that the first 2 weeks […]

Chick-Fil-A Wheaton’s Community Outreach during COVID-19

Ben Brittain is in the Chick-Fil-A Leadership Program and currently works in Wheaton’s Danada store. He hopes to eventually operate his own store, and become a partner in the business. Chick-Fil-A’s ownership culture is one of the keys to its success. Ben gives us some other reasons why it’s one of the fastest growing restaurants […]

Shelter-in-Place at Hawthorne House

Sara  Zimmerman is a houseparent (along with her husband Doug) at Hawthorne House, a transitional housing program in Wheaton for homeless young women. Sara reflects on the significance of Shelter and Place for her family and the women at Hawthorne House.   Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. (Psalm 91:1) Living in community has never been […]

The Holistic Gospel

Galen Dalrymple writes about his work with Medical Ambassadors International (MAI) If you’ve been on a mission trip, you probably came home challenged, rewarded, humbled, overwhelmed, and captivated by the experience. Short term trips increase our awareness of life around the world, the plight of fellow humans and the challenges they face. What we see […]