We’re Mike and Renee. Missionaries in Africa from 1997 to 2014, we now live in the Atlanta area and continue to serve with Africa Inland Mission. These pages offer some of our stories, family updates, and perspectives on the missionary life.

Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse – Spring 2016

When we were searching for a place to live, I came upon a magazine article in which the mayor of Senoia described his historic town as “twenty-five miles and one hundred years from Atlanta.” That sounded like just what we needed.

50 Things

50 things I love about my wife (written on May 28th 2015 – Our 20th anniversary)

Snow, and Letting go

I cherished every run, realizing that time, sadly, was not standing still. In fact, lately it feels as though it’s sped up some.

October update ~ home again

After what has turned out to be a “career” on the field, I have never been so inspired by God’s heart for Africa as I am today, and yet at the same time, never felt so inadequate to the task.

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Between Heaven and Earth

Mike’s essays from 12 years as a missionary pilot in Africa.