Frequently Asked Questions
This is a collection of the most common questions we get asked. (updated July 2018)
Q: Where will you be living?
A: We will be living in Tsumkwe Namibia. It is located in the heart of the Nyae Nyae Conservancy in the Kalahari desert.
Q: How long is your assignment?
A: Our plan is 2, 2 year terms with a group of fellow missionaries followed by a few months back in the U.S. in between those terms.
Q: What will you be doing?
A: Our main focus initially is to continue to build relationships with the SAN by living among them. And rather than doing we will focus on “being”. Yes there will be “projects” but those will come in due time and after much prayer.
Q: What will your living conditions be like?
A: Very Very simple and basic. A simple concrete house, metal roof, solar panels.
Q: Will you be able to communicate back to the states?
A: We will have access to mail but since the post office is 4 hours away one way we won’t go but every 6 weeks. Email, what’s app and our blog will be the best way to stay in touch and or contact us. You can subscribe to our blog on the right side of this page and have updates as we post them sent to your email.
Q: When are you leaving the states?
A: To be determined.
Q: What can you take with you?
A: We are limiting ourselves and are trying to live simply and to be honest we can purchase most of what we need in Namibia.
Q: Is there a hospital nearby?
A: There is a local clinic and for major emergencies there is a airstrip.
Q: What money do you have to raise?
Monthly Support is what will keep us in Africa. This is what we will live off of to buy food, clothes etc. It will pay our health insurance, taxes, gas for the vehicle and a portion goes to a contingency fund in case we have to fly home for some reason, a portion also covers the administration cost that our U.S. office has as they support us while we are overseas. Click here for instructions on how to setup a monthly support pledge.
Q: When you say the SAN are an unreached people group what do you mean?
A: It means that less than 2% of the population are active Christian’s.
Q: What will you eat?
A: Whatever they eat along with our simple recipes that we will bring which depends on what food items are available to buy each day.