Recent Blog Posts

Lessons from a Banana Tree – June 2020

In a few weeks, our family plans to put in some peanuts and sweet potatoes in our orchard for some cover crops. We’ve spent the week clearing the ground by…

Read more

The Gray Havens – March 2020

One of my favorite bands is named ‘The Gray Havens.” They aren’t the most well known Christian band, but they should be. I probably listen to their songs once a…

Read more

Video Gallery

Kalay International Education Center (KIEC)

KIEC is a new project which combines all three of Farthest Corners’ ethos to engage, empower and educate. Click here to learn more.

Our Projects

Our Most Recent Newsletters and Reports

Want to learn more about Farthest Corners’ mission work?

Recent Blogposts

Lessons from a Banana Tree – June 2020

In a few weeks, our family plans to put in some peanuts and sweet potatoes in our orchard for some cover crops. We’ve spent the week clearing the ground by hand and getting things ready. As I’ve been thinking about peanuts, I remembered a quote by George Washington Carver: “When I was young, I said to God, ‘God, tell me the mystery of the universe.’ But God answered, ‘That knowledge is for me alone.’ So I said, ‘God, tell me the mystery of the peanut.’ Then God said, ‘Well George, that’s more nearly your size.’ And he told me.” Well, as George already has covered peanuts, I’ve spent time reflecting on banana trees. We have a lot of orange, lime, lemons and lychees trees in our orchard.Yet, the ‘tree’ we have the most of is bananas, with around 120 planted. I think they are one of our most interesting ‘trees’…

Read more

The Gray Havens – March 2020

One of my favorite bands is named ‘The Gray Havens.” They aren’t the most well known Christian band, but they should be. I probably listen to their songs once a day. I resonate with their lyrics and music, which always seems to call me to draw back and contemplate my own spiritual life and walk with the Lord. I also think they have a cool Christian band name. Their name makes me reflect on life here in this world. Living in the grayness of a fallen world and at the same time assured by the gift of grace that I have a haven in Jesus. There is a mournful hope in how they share the gospel in their music. The below Youtube links are just some of their many great songs. I really encourage everyone reading this to take a moment to check them out! For many of us, the…

Read more

One Rock at a Time – February 2020

Some may think mission service is glamorous work. Perhaps, some have a vision of Sinte and Austin going out every evening to do evangelism, lead a Bible study, or help to plant a new church. Truthfully, our hearts love this type of work, and when we get these opportunities, we love it. But for the past year, we’ve been doing more nitty-gritty work that many might feel doesn’t quite have a missionary ring to it. Austin has been working a lot on improving KIEC’s gardens and ditches. You can’t rush plants, they take their time, and he’s learned how to grow vegetables and flowers he’s never even seen before. Building the foundation walls for our ditches has been much the same way. We mix our cement by hand and move and build walls one rock at a time. But when the job gets done, you see fruit, and it is…

Read more

Settling In – August 2019

The past few months have gone by so fast since our last blogpost. After our family’s move to northern Myanmar in April, we’ve been busy getting the first KIEC building complete, hosting guests and starting our first preschool class. It’s been a whirlwind of activity! Through it all we’ve seen God’s hand guiding us and giving us opportunities to serve as well as opening our eyes for the need for growth.   As the saying goes, a picture says a thousand words so we hope the following pictures give just a brief window into the many events of joy we’ve had as we experience God’s grace and blessing on this work. KIEC DEDICATION (June 10, 2019)   KIEC Preschool Students – First 10 Weeks House Family Settling In   Thank you so much for your prayers and support for Farthest Corners’ ministry.

Read more

INTERESTED IN JOINING OUR TEAM OR GOING ON A SHORT TERM MISSION TRIP?