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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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Auditorium Progress

There are a lot of parallels to the construction of a building and the formation of a life.  After a period of time, it is nearly impossible to remember who the land once was, how the plot used to be, how a life used to be. Look at the pictures below. The rubble and grass …

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Hydroponic Projects (and submersible pumps)

I had the unexpected treat of spending the weekend with Gaspar Chablé, a pastor, rancher and friend from Oaxaca. The gospel of Jesus is Gaspar’s passion, and he is constantly looking for ways to help people fight both spiritual and material poverty. His understanding of agriculture as it relates to life in rural Oaxaca is …

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Wheelchairs!

I finally got word mid-week last week that I could deposit funds for 30 wheelchairs and go pick them up. Murphy’s Law was, of course, in effect. The only day to pick them up was Friday. Friday afternoon. And the warehouse where they were stored…the whole way across Mexico City in another city called Toluca. …

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