We first attempted to enter the Nuba Mountains in 2014, but were shopped short of Sudan’s border at a place called Yida. At the time, Yida was populated by approximately 10,000 Nuban refugees.
We built relationships with the refugees there, and returned to facilitate mobile clinics and offer training for pastors in the camp. We were overjoyed at the ministry we had found in Yida, but we yearned to reach those trapped beyond the Sudanese border, sowe prayed for an opportunity to reach the un-reached.
Exactly four weeks after I graduated college and exactly two weeks after I got engaged, I was offered a position at Answering the Call as a Development & Community Outreach Coordinator for 2018. After a brief overview of what my job would entail, David Fuller ended the text with, “So… you in!? If so… pack your bags to go to S. Sudan on Jan. 29.” It was January 6th, which meant I would be leaving for Africa in just over three weeks. I replied with just two words. “I’m in.” And