The September Team!

Nadus Films

Welcome to a brief run down of the September 2010 team heading to Southern Sudan! We wanted to show you guys who we are, and what each of us are doing! We asked each traveler a few questions pertaining to this upcoming trip, So.. without ado…

Meet our September 2010 Team:

Coury Deeb

Q:1. What will you be doing on this trip?
Coury: “I will be scouting out subjects and locations for the next Nadus Films trip that will go back to Sudan in Nov. We will start filming again in Sudan this fall!”
Q:2. How did you learn of Nadus films?
Coury: “Founder/Director. Nuff said.”
Q:3. What do you hope to personally gain from this trip?
Coury: “I hope to find the right subjects and locations for the upcoming film trip. This Sept. trip has a tall order, and I hope that I can chip away at that to do list with partners. In addition to my detail objectives, I look fwd to meeting new people, strengthening old friendships serving those in need and glorifying God in all that is done!”
Q:4. Give us a funny fact about yourself
Coury: “Chewing gum while having the windshield wipers on makes me very stressed out!”

Jackie Priest

Q:1. What will you be doing on this trip?
Jackie: “Teaching the Sudanese women on pre and post natal care, breastfeeding with AIDS, and importance of placenta delivery spontaneously….”
Q:2. How did you learn of Nadus films?
Jackie: “Coury Deeb and I met about 3.5 years ago and thats who introduced me to Nadus films.”
Q:3. What do you hope to personally gain from this trip?
Jackie: “I hope to engage the Sudanese in taking care of themselves during pregnancy and effectively caring for their babies while recovering from birth. I am anxious to see how I will be stretched, and seeing how Christ will change my heart and sacrifically serve others through word and deed.”
Q.4: Give us a funny fact about yourself
Jackie: “Funny fact about me is….I am kinda funny!”

Mick Price

Q:1. What will you be doing on this trip?
Mick: “For this trip I will be distributing LLINs (Long-Lasting Insecticide Mosquito Nets) to aid with the prevention of Malaria, providing two young men suffering the affects of Polio with Manual All-Terrain wheel chairs (these chairs are the tank of wheel chairs), distributing first-aid supplies to locations where they are needed and presenting health care information to the pastors that are attending the pastors conference.”
Q:2. How did you learn of Nadus films?
Mick: “I think I discovered Nadus through a friend that was involved with fundraising for them. Also, I’ve been friends with Nadus affiliates for a while.”
Q:3. What do you hope to personally gain from this trip?
Mick: “As a follower of Jesus Christ I look forward to seeing how God can use me for His purposes in South Sudan. I want to learn more about how I can be used by the people of South Sudan with regard to their health care needs. I hope to return to the U.S. informed and motivated to share with people here how they can contribute there as well.”
Q.4: Give us a funny fact about yourself
Mick: “Hmm…when swimming I prefer to use a combination of the breast stroke and the backstroke.”

James Knowles

Q:1. What will you be doing on this trip?
James: “I will be leading a four day training for pastors, teaching them what God’s Word has to say about spiritual formation and growth, and servant leadership.”
Q:2. How did you learn of Nadus films?
James: “I first heard about Nadus Films through Sojourn when I moved to Louisville three years ago from Southern Sudan.”
Q:3. What do you hope to personally gain from this trip?
James: “I am excited about returning to Sudan and putting three years of theological education to use in aiding pastors to better understand God’s Word.”
Q.4: Give us a funny fact about yourself
James: “I didn’t learn to ride a bike until I was 24 years old (in preparation to move to Sudan), but now I bike to work (almost) every day.”

Chelsey Scott

Q:1. What will you be doing on this trip?
Chelsey: “I’ll be assisting Coury scouting out this next project. Finding new stories and locals. I’ll also be helping out as much as l can with some of the medical needs and teaching/training tasks that we’re tackling on this trip.”
Q:2. How did you learn of Nadus films?
Chelsey: “I’ve been helping and working with nadus in small ways since Nadus first started, I’m now over Website Management.”
Q:3. What do you hope to personally gain from this trip?
Chelsey: “As the website manager I watch a lot of content that is presented to the world about what Nadus does, I hope to gain a better understanding of the story of the Southern Sudanese so we can be more diligent and accurate in displaying their story to a greater audience.”
Q.4: Give us a funny fact about yourself
Chelsey: “A favorite past time at present is embroidery.. Like as in old grandmother pillowcases, and doilies… I want to sew on the airplane but am scared they’ll take away my needles.”