Exemplary service

Thank you, Deb Byler, for your exemplary service among the Kekchi of Guatemala (“Opening the way for women to lead,” Nov. 25). I remember you saying at an Eastern Mennonite Missions retreat that the Indigenous language you had worked so hard to master had suddenly become irrelevant! I’m glad you were able to get more “relevance” in this final stint. Old missionaries never die, they just contextualize away! Enjoy your retirement — and know that kingdom service is never irrel­evant. 

Jewel L. Showalter, Irwin, Ohio

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