|Using a heavy wooden stick, a Hausa woman pounds grain in a village near Zaria, Nigeria. There are approximately 280,000 known Christians among the 30 million Hausa. |
NIGERIA, West Africa (BP)--David* is intrigued by big ideas and how to make them work. Until his junior year in college, studying to become an astronaut, his plan was to explore a moonscape or two.
But as things sometimes happen, across that career path walked a guy with Campus Crusade for Christ. As the two discussed what God might have in store for David’s life, the Crusade staffer suggested the engineering degree also could be put to good use on a remote part of this planet. It was an idea that interested David.
“A year later, I was seriously considering it,” he recounts.
As he broached the idea with Rachel*, the young nursing student in his life, she agreed -– and they began to explore the possibility of serving in a faraway place, perhaps Indonesia or Africa. Read More