Jim Bertsche is a retired missionary and missions administrator, now living in Goshen, Indiana. He is a graduate of Taylor University in Upland, Indiana, and has a master's degree in cultural anthropology from Northwestern University. Jim and his wife, Genevieve, experienced first hand the joys and the upheavals of the Congo in the years of independence and civil war. Jim is the author of a definitive history of the Africa Inter-Mennonite Mission, CIM/AIMM: A Story of Vision, Commitment and Grace (Africa Inter-Mennonite Mission, 1998), 855pp.

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