Monthly Archives: March 2011

Update on recent church burnings in Ethiopia

A number of you will have heard of some of the recent events that have been happening in western Ethiopia. A couple of weeks ago over 60 churches and a large number of houses were burned down by Muslim extremists … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Dawning of a New Era

That’s right, faithful blog followers.  It’s the dawning of a new era.  ”Living on the Ground–with Jason, Liz, and Nathan Polk” now has it’s own Facebook Page.  Stay connected to us and our ministry in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, through updates, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Rites of Passage: the power of the “Green Magnet”

Rites of passage are an important part of any culture.  Every people group marks significant moments of life transition with powerful ceremonies that draw upon their deep wells of shared history, culture, and community.  Just typing the words “rite of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Can I buy a vowel? I’ll take the I & O!

That’s right folks, it’s I and O week!  What is I & O?, you may ask.  It’s Interview and Orientation, the final week of interviews and home office training for Mission to the World.  Liz and I loaded up Nathan … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment