Back in Africa (introducing Miles)

Posted 2 months ago. 2 comments.

After 8 months in the states on home assignment, we have returned to beautiful Tanzania. Also, we have a kid!

Zebra drinking from a small pond
Sunset on the road through Mikumi
Sunset at Riomaggiore on the Mediterranean Sea
An elephant drinking from the pond
Tourists taking photos
Lion in Mikumi
Carefully composing
Mediterranean coast
Cliffs on the Mediterranean
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Who we are

My name is Chris Vickio and my wife is Emily. We both grew up in southern Delaware, having apparently met each other as children in nursery while attending the Lewes Church of Christ (neither of us can remember that far back). It was at that same church that we got married in the summer of 2007, and after selling our house in Delaware we moved to Dallas, Texas to join PBT.

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Where we are

We work at the PBT EAB. For the uninitiated, that is the Pioneer Bible Translators East Africa Branch. We joined PBT looking for an opportunity to use our talents and skills in full time ministry overseas. We told them we’d go wherever they needed a teacher and an IT guy. They said Tanzania, and we said OK. So that’s where we are.

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Why we are here

It’s pretty simple. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to read or hear the Bible in a language that speaks to their heart. There are a lot of people (like over 300,000,000) who can’t do this because they speak a language into which the Bible has not yet been translated. So we’re doing our part to help make the Bible available to them.

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