40 years ago this week, I got married. Two weeks later, I was in Africa with my bride. I spent the better part of two years with her in the “bush” of Ghana and Nigeria often with no electricity and no running water. Why have I invested 35 million dollars of the Lord’s money overseas in the last 33 years (and almost that much in local missions in the U.S.)?
As I reflect on this last forty years, here are a few thoughts that come to my mind: