What if They Only Remember the Elephants? (SE Asia 2019 Report)

Posted by on Mar 28, 2019

What if They Only Remember the Elephants?  (SE Asia 2019 Report)

“It might be that some people only remember the elephants.” My daughter Kailah sniffed and looked up at me.  She smiled and wiped her eyes with the back of her hand. “I know, Dad, its true…” she lifted her head, leaving a wet mark on my shoulder where her eyes had been, “Do you think we should even post the pictures if that’s all our friends will remember?” “Of COURSE we should still post...

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Southeast Asia Update and LIFELINE Release!!

Posted by on Mar 14, 2019

Southeast Asia Update and LIFELINE Release!!

Introducing LIFELINE! If I can’t come home ‘till I find a solution ‘Cause I’m tugging on a loose end I’ll be waiting a lifetime looking for a lifeline That will never reach from You to me… After months of soul-searching and hard work we’re so excited to announce the release of LIFELINE, the first single from our upcoming CD – you can listen on SPOTIFY, (please follow us if you haven’t...

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Utterly Exhausted in Kenya

Posted by on Feb 28, 2019

Utterly Exhausted in Kenya

I dropped my head forward until my chin nearly touched my chest, and then lifted it backwards until I was almost staring directly up at the sky, feeling the  stretch in my neck.  I shrugged my shoulders forward and back several times, trying to dislodge the deep weariness that seemed to have settled in my bones. Jet-lag had won our nightly battle early this morning, forcing me wide awake at 3:30...

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Massive Response and Major Struggles in the Dominican Republic

Posted by on Feb 13, 2019

Massive Response and Major Struggles in the Dominican Republic

Photos by John Andrus “Okay… so I just talked to the festival organizer…” our young translator shifted uncomfortably but kept his eyes fixed on me, “and it looks like the schedule is set and you guys won’t be playing tonight.” He glanced quickly out at the massive crowd – event organizers had closed off one of the main roads in the Dominican city of La Vega and many thousands of people had...

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The Night Kailah Took the Stage

Posted by on Jan 29, 2019

The Night Kailah Took the Stage

“So… ah… dad, do you think we should pray?” “What?” I nodded absently back at my oldest daughter Sierra, “Oh yeah… totally…” I was staring out at the cracked cement amphitheater where we were about to perform – we had arrived in the Dominican Republic the night before, and this was our first look at tonight’s venue. A decent-sized stage had been folded out of a truck and was now set...

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