I first heard of the Ekballo Project nearly three years ago, summer of 2012. Tyler Connell and I were sharing a cup of coffee along the coast of Turkey—one of the most unreached nations in the world with 77 million Muslims and only around 3500 believers. At that time it was nothing more than a idea—I’m not sure it has even been scribbled on the back of a napkin yet. Tyler and Jacob were just a rag tag couple of guys who had a word, had an idea to touch the world for the nations, and an idea of how to do it—but no money or clear path on how to fully execute their plan. I was doubtful. It sounded good—but I wasn’t sure if they would pull together, dig in, and labor to see their dream come to fruition. After three years of tireless work, Tyler and Jacob solidified…Continue Reading
Little did I think that just two days after arriving in Katmandu Nepal, we would swiftly be whisked into one of the most incredible journeys of our lives. Upon arriving, we only had enough time to unpack and go shopping for what we would need on the two week trek to Darma, which was an unreached village that had never heard the gospel of Jesus before. I didn’t exactly know what to feel except to be excited! We hopped onto a bus with our team along with some of the Ministry staff. After a rocky and bumpy 13 hour bus ride, we hopped on a sketchy plane and flew to the NW region of Nepal; a district called Humla, We flew into a village called Simikot, where massive snow laden mountains fill the landscape and the fresh crisp mountain air fills your lungs. All around our plane was a rainbow…Continue Reading