Earlier this year, we visited the Waodani communities of Tiwaeno and Tzapino with Gilberto Nenquimo. Gilberto is a grandson of Mincaye, one of the members of the spearing party that killed...

Even though it’s been over a month since we left Ecuador, we are still missing this beautiful country and all the friends we made during our three months there. It feels...

We met Lucas in the village of Jandiayaku, Ecuador. A few years ago, he was bitten by a venomous snake while playing with his friends in the river. An emergency medical...

It’s pretty easy to see why the clean water movement, along with the number of water-focused non-profits, has exploded in recent years. Many people around the world spend hours walking each...

Last week, I flew into the Achaur village of Wayusentza to document a team from Reach Beyond working with the community on a clean water project. There was only room for one...

July marked our 3rd wedding anniversary so we decided to do something special— bike down Chimborazo, Ecuador’s highest mountain. Due to the equatorial bulge, the peak of this extinct volcano is...

We made this video about partnerships after a recent trip to the village of Wentado. This blog was originally posted on MAF’s blog. Paul writes in 1 Corinthians 12:27, “You are...

A few weeks ago I flew into the Waodani village of Tiwaeno for a few hours with a church group that had spent the week volunteering at an orphanage in Shell....

Last week, we began shooting our big documentary project we’re working on here in Ecuador. Gene Jordan joined us from MAF headquarters for the week to serve as narrator and guide,...

I flew on my first MAF flight about six year ago when I first started working at headquarters in Nampa. I’d heard that the pilot might do some cool aerobatic moves if...