Photo Op is where Wally confiscates our phones and checks out the last photo we took. Which photo do you like the best? Top: You may be surprised to learn that tater tots grow in the field. -Zach Middle: Is this the name of a restaurant or the effect from eating their food? -Betty Bottom: Welcome to the neighborhood. This was the sign I found while looking at a new house. -Wally What's the most recent photo…

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This week, the world was handed a gift when Wally was finally able to play the cassette from his '80s band Heaven's Fire. We have the songs here for your listening pleasure, but please be warned that it may cause your speakers to spontaneously combust. If the music moves you, please leave an album review in the comments below. "Edge of Love" "He Died for You" "Lost Without You" "Heaven, Help Me Tonight" With the…

We love Mandisa and how infectiously happy she is–in both her songs and in person. But what a lot of people don't know is that her song "Overcomer" began a downward spiral into a deep depression that even led to thoughts of taking her own life. Overcomer was inspired by Mandisa's friend Kisha who was diagnosed with breast cancer. Kisha lost her battle and went to be with Jesus which hit Mandisa hard: "It shook the foundation…

I am always sad when I get ready to leave Africa. The people and experiences here are amazing, but there are 4 things I will not miss: 1. The urge to do dumb things There are so many opportunities to feel like a kid and do things that are not smart, like balancing on a small log over a contaminated water source, but I can't help myself. Full disclosure, I did ask someone to hold…

It seems that with every trip I take to Africa with Blood:Water, a theme emerges. For this trip, that theme has definitely been prayer. I pray constantly throughout the day. I pray for the people we meet who are hoping God has answered their prayer and that we will help them. I pray for the event when we get home: that God will move everyone's hearts to bring health and life to these amazing people.…

A lot has happened in the last 30 years. We have seen literal walls come down, the internet now fits in our pocket, and a hoodie-wearing tech nerd became a billionaire. But sadly, there are places like the village of Kitunguru in Uganda that have seen very little change over that same 30 year time. It is almost like time has forgotten them. They still walk great distances, carry heavy jugs, and collect water from the…