To buy her soap--'til death do us part

Missionaries Jamie and Char Hunt see deeper truths as they witness a local wedding ceremony.

The long-awaited day had finally arrived. Missionaries to Paraguay Jamie and Char Hunt sat in attendance at the wedding ceremony. The young couple had planned a blending of their own culture into a western-style wedding, requiring months of planning and significant financial cost.

Those attending the wedding sang as the bride walked down the aisle. A young “cake-bearer” led the way. In many ways, the wedding was similar to many other weddings they had attended.

Then it was time for the vows.