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The Trifecta of Awesomeness

Out of all of the 8 trips I've taken to Malawi I would have to say that this last trip was unlike all of the others. Being there for 4 months, I spent the full summer there and could not have dreamed up some of the things that happened. -“People…
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A Look to the Past & A Look Ahead

As we prepare for the opening of the girls home here in Malawi, there's been a lot going on to get things ready.  From traveling to South Africa to purchase all the furniture needed to planting and expanding our garden which will help the home…
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In Your Eyes

Over the last few days there has been so much happening! This is such a refreshing change from the past month, which has been smooth, but at the same time very slow. Sometimes Jesus moves us forward very quickly, but other times He slows…
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Tour: Mponela, Malawi

Here is the police station of Mponela. They have a Victim Support Unit we are developing a partnership. with This is what they call "Devil Street" here in Mponela. Where most of the bars are and where outreach takes place. Here's one…
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RECAP: Our Trip to South Africa

Thank you for your prayers. It seemed an impossible task to bring everything together for our trip to South Africa. I’m really thankful that what seems impossible never seems to hinder WtS from moving towards it. The deception of what this…
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The Story Behind the Transformer

It is rare, but sometimes the government will give a transformer to a community project like ours if it will also benefit the surrounding villages. A transformer takes electricity from one voltage and changes it into usable voltage. However,…
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One Step and Again - Moving Forward

My brother and I have been here for over a week and a half already. So far we have been able to see smooth strides forward toward the opening of the safe home. After my last visit to Malawi over 5 1/2 months ago, I returned to a number of things…
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WtS Partners With Give STL Day, May 5th

One of the three main things that we do apart from the counseling with girls and the discipleship with men is evangelism in villages. We show the Jesus film, preach the gospel and praying individually over people. We believe it is a very important…
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Worship & Send-Off

Friday, April 10th, 7 PM Mid-Cities Church 6750 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 63139 Come join us for a night of Worship, song and prayer as David Peterka prepares to leave for a 4 month stay in Malawi. Also in our last update we…
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Broken Victory March

Have you ever done a fast? What were you fasting for? Did you fast for a set number of days or did you fast until the accomplishment of a goal? On March 7th the WtS board gathered and discussed a number of things. We were walking through…