Mexico & Culture

A Wonderful Week in Oaxaca

This past week, 17 of us traveled in three vehicles to the Mexican state of Oaxaca, and enjoyed a wonderful, challenging week of ministry with pastor Gaspar Chable, his wife Estela and his kids Abishai, Celicia and Hiram. We’ve had the privileged of partnering with the Chable family in a number of different ways in …

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Still Water Community Church and Lighthouse Community Church Weekends

Still playing catch-up with this blog…during the month of May we were privileged to be visited by old friend Kurt Horting, his wife Beth, and members of the leadership team at Still Water Community Church, from Rowlette, TX. The featured image above is Kurt preaching from Romans 6 at the Jesus Maria church on Sunday, …

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Fun, Weird Happenings

Today Mayra and I were returning from downtown Mexico City. Mayra had an appointment with an orthopedic specialist to have her back checked out. She has been experiencing significant back pain lately. On our way back, on the bumper-to-bumper main avenue called Viaducto, we were passing under an overpass, and a man literally fell off …

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Easter Week 2019

Kids have off school for two weeks over Easter, and the city empties out. Everyone, it seems, goes to the beach. It’s the best time to be in the metropolitan area. This year we once again had David’s cousins with us, Israel and Santiago. And we enjoyed the laid-back, slower pace of Easter week. Nearly …

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Church Basketball Team

A bunch of guys primarily from a couple of the churches here have been playing basketball for a while, but they now have new, official-looking jerseys. Their numbers: 0—Fry (David), 00—Ro (Alan), 1—U. Anleu (Ulises), 2—R. Anleu (Ricardo), 8—Liceaga (Fernando), 10—Islas (Cuco), 23—Valtierra (Sammy), 11, 25, 30 without names. Their first official game was last …

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A Special Evangelistic Project

If you’ve been down to visit us here, you’ve probably met Samuel. He is an elder at the Jesús María church, and has done everything for years now related to graphic design, logos, promotion, banners…you name it. He also is a talented painter, drawer, digital designer, etc… Years ago, Samuel and his friend Luis were …

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Anniversary and Baptisms 2019

Next Sunday we’re invited to the Jesús María church to celebrate their 9th anniversary. How well I remember the very first Sunday there, meeting in a small house, playing guitar in the small kitchen. Hard to believe it’s been nine years! For more info on Jesús Maria, check out this video Jim did way back …

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