Out of Africa: Roll Call of the Great

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By Galen Dalrymple I sit in the early morning light contemplating my experiences here in Africa. I have just finished my quiet time, today from Luke 10:1-16 which describes Jesus’ sending of the 72 to proclaim the nearness of the Kingdom. As was always the case with Jesus, he never pulled his punches, telling them [Read More...]

Out of Africa: Human Worth in the African Bush

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By Galen Dalrymple One of the most distressing aspects of the part of Africa I have seen and heard about from my fellow interns has been the view in the African bush and culture about human worth. I don’t pretend to speak for all cultures or places in Africa, but I have heard facts and [Read More...]

Out of Africa: Who Is Advanced and Who Is Backward?

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By Galen Dalrymple I think that it is fair to say that I have been humbled and learned a lot about myself and my shortcomings and prejudices by spending this time in Africa.  I also believe that most Americans and people from first-world countries would come to Africa and find it to be decades behind [Read More...]

Out of Africa: First Impressions

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Editor’s Note: From my sainted father, who recently returned from a long visit to Africa with Medical Ambassadors International. * By Galen Dalrymple Africa. The “dark continent”. The very names conjures images of vast and parched deserts, jungles and rain forests, savanna as far as the eye can see, mountains, waterfalls, lakes, rivers. Even without [Read More...]


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