By Stacey Littlefield, Lead Pastor, Evangelical Covenant Church in Lafayette, Ind.
While I have traveled and even lived overseas before, the thought of a trip to the Democratic Republic of the Congo was both thrilling and somewhat terrifying. Congo would be a far cry from anything I had experienced before.
What I expected when I arrived was to be overwhelmed by the need. But I was more overwhelmed by the beauty I found there—in the land, the people, and the long-standing and ongoing work of God.