Faith

Connect Group in Ixtapaluca and Veracruz (Video)

Here are some short video clips of our time with Denny Mohr and the Connect Group from Bainbridge, PA.  Among our activities…the first weekend the group was in Ixtapaluca helping with a hearing aid and eye glass outreach.  Mayra gave the good news after a skit and a song. On Sunday afternoon we left for …

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What the Church Looks Like (and Gibson City)

I was impressed these past several weeks at the nature of the ministry team here. We had the following nationalities present: Uruguayan, Canadian, Portuguese, Mexican, Costa Rican, American. Fernando Font, from Uruguay, was busy playing his guitar and singing at the rehab center, the kids club, youth group and two services on Sunday. Julian Grymaloski, …

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Ruth and Elena

We met Reg and Cesca Genter way back in 1997 (I think), before any of our kids were born. We were invited to First Baptist Church of White Lake, MI, now Woodside Bible Church. Woodside continues to support us monthly, for which we are very grateful. *Reg told us about his sister, Ruth Rivera. Ruth’s …

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Weekend Update in Pictures

Weekends are such fun times around here. Productive ones, too, with a Bible study, kids club, soccer league, youth group meeting and Sunday church service happening. This weekend, Canadian friend Shelli Nuefeld gave a 5-hour conference on kids ministry at the Jesus Maria church also, with people from four different churches attending. Here are some …

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Journey Program Mexico

This March a unique Christian wilderness/extreme sports ministry is going cross-cultural, and we’re excited to be involved. Josh Vander Meer coordinates Camp Bighorn‘s Journey program, and visited us for several days earlier this year to talk about how to bring their experience to Mexico.  No, the group will not be scaling any cliffs while in …

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An Extended Death Celebration

I was explaining a Christian’s position regarding multiple holidays throughout the year last night to a couple of new believers. “The church, generally speaking, likes to celebrate,” I said. The two biggest holidays, Christmas and Easter, center around the birth and redemptive death and resurrection of Jesus. Valentine’s Day? Why sure! Mothers and Fathers Day, …

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