Five Reflections from Muslim-Baptist Mission Trip

I have been reflecting on experiences during the joint Baptist-Muslim mosquito net distribution in Tanzania. Here are some of my thoughts. First, I was impressed with the mutual respect that people of different faiths show one another in Tanzania. Every village we...

Fragmentary Notes from a Mission Trip to Tanzania

When I entered the hotel lobby on the first morning of a Muslim-Baptist mission trip to Tanzania for the distribution of mosquito-repellent nets, I heard the sound system playing “Silent Night” by an American artist and felt the needed breeze from the...

Mosquitoes and Cell Phones Buzz Across Tanzania

Editor’s note: This is the third of several dispatches on the Muslim-Baptist mission trip to Tanzania. Read the first here and the second here.   Tanzania is a nation of contrasts, having the highest mountain in Africa – Mount Kilimanjaro – on one side of the...