Author Archives: Dan and Rachael Brown

Faith Comes by Hearing

To download a printable PDF of this prayer letter, please click HERE.           In Romans 10, we are asked a very poignant question:“how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard.”  I believe many people in Madagascar (and the world for that matter) have not believed because they […]

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The Macedonian Call

To download a printable PDF of this prayer letter, please click HERE. In Acts 16, there is a wonderful story of how God led Paul and Silas to a place that was ready to receive the Gospel. Their desire was to go to the regions of Galatia, yet, the Holy Spirit forbid them to go. […]

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A Front Row Seat

To download a printable PDF of this prayer letter, please click HERE. One of the greatest blessings of being a missionary is having a front row seat in seeing God at work in a mighty way. When we first arrived in Madagascar, one of our missionary friends put us in contact with a Malagasy man […]

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A Day in the Bush

To download a printable PDF of this prayer letter, please click HERE.             It begins at 4:45 one Sunday morning each month. We quietly prepare for the day in the morning silence. Leaving our house just as the first rays of sunlight pierce the dark sky, we slowly wade through a […]

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Step by Step

To download a printable PDF of this prayer letter, please click HERE.           How quickly our time is passing here in Madagascar. By the time we send out our next prayer letter, we will have completed our first full year on the field (having already completed one year of language school […]

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Tratry Ny Taona

To download a printable PDF of this prayer letter, please click HERE. “Happy New Year” or, literally speaking, “caught by the year.” For the westerner at this time of year we often give wishes of happiness and heath for the year that is before us. However, for the Malagasy, they recognize the year that is […]

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