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Cars and Corruption

If you live and minister in Mexico City your vehicle needs to be inspected or “verified” to use the transliteration twice a year. A “0” sticker allows you to drive your car every day (what a luxury!) If, however, your car is over 10 years old, until recently the best you could do is get …

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Request List #1

One of the privileges of living between cultures is that we are able to channel resources in strategic and very specific ways. A small gift can make a big difference in the life of someone in Mexico who otherwise may not have access to something potentially life changing. I remember the tears of joy from …

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This Past Week in Pictures (wow!)

These past 8 days we were privileged to receive a group of 19 people from Mount Calvary Church in Elizabethtown, PA. The theme for their time here was “Going Viral…Living an Infectious Faith!” Here are some of the ways that we tried to “spread” the wonderful virus of the gospel of Jesus! 1 soccer tournament …

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If Our Van Could Talk

With a little help from the Reider family and our home church, Wolc (thanks!), we purchased a 1 year old 2003 Chevrolet Astro Van back in 2004. About four years ago, we “Mexicanized” the van, removing the Texas plates and putting Mexican plates on it. It has served us well. Some of the more memorable …

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Men’s Meeting Friday at 9

Why is it that the women have all the cool Bible studies? Not any more! For the last two Friday nights, a number of us men from the church have been getting together at Juan Carlos and Rosy’s house to study the Bible, based on a book by Jim George entitled A Man after God’s …

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Doctrinally Sound, Lovingly Tolerant

After last Sunday morning’s Sunday school lesson on the foundational purpose of the original 12 apostles, and how their lives and work were the basis of the New Testament canon. “Apostle” means “sent one.”  Even Jesus is called a “sent one” in Hebrews 3:1. Although the gift of apostleship exists today (we often call these …

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