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The Aarons' Story

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 10:20 AM

The Aarons' Story

From the beginning of their marriage, Ryan and Kim Aaron knew that God was calling them to adopt.  After having two children biologically, they still felt the Lord’s call tugging at their hearts but they fought it.  One Sunday, they heard David Platt preach from the book of James on the topic of orphans.

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Getting Settled

Monday, September 19, 2016 5:13 PM

Getting Settled

God is so good! We have settled quite nicely into our home in Katse. Tyler has begun some home improvement projects and Rachel has conquered her fear of cooking four hours from a grocery store. The meals are really yummy and the house is feeling more and more like a home.

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Leave the Bus Stop

Saturday, September 17, 2016 1:03 PM

Leave the Bus Stop

When God called me to missions, I thought it might also be a call to singleness.  Kasey Shackelford and I felt called to move to Botswana immediately after graduating college.  We didn't have boyfriends, fiancés or plans for jobs after Africa.  We just knew we had to go...we had to say "YES" to God.  We had to stop "waiting at the bus stop" of life.

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Shannon's Story

Monday, September 12, 2016 4:50 PM

Shannon's Story

For a year and a half, Shannon DeLoach lived with the family of Coach Hugh Freeze and it is here that she first learned about Reclaimed Project’s trip to Lesotho.  Shannon originally had no plans to partake in the trip.  She had spent two weeks of May in California doing a trial run for the company she now works for and upon her return to Oxford, Coach Freeze asked how she would be spending her time until she returned to California later that summer.  He encouraged Shannon to go to Africa with his wife and daughters.  Shannon thought the coach had gone crazy.

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Meet Shelby

Thursday, September 8, 2016 11:19 AM

Meet Shelby

I’ve never been to Africa. I’ve never watched a woman’s fingers weave a basket together for hours on end. I’ve never witnessed the tedious work of making beads and stringing each one into a necklace. I’ve never smelt the leather of the journals as the pages are bound together. I’ve never wrapped my arms around the giggling orphans. I’ve never spoken to the women who trust that the Lord will turn the work of their hands into a profit that will eventually put food into the mouths of the people they love. But I have prayed for them.

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