Playing with Baby Dolls

Many of you reading this will think that I am fabricating today’s post. An overactive imagination maybe. Too many tongue tacos perhaps. Today is Día de la Candelaria, or Candlemas in English, is a weird mixture of virgin appearances, tamale eating, playing with ceramic dolls and a reference to Jesus’ presentation in the Temple in […]

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Christmas Weekend

This weekend was a special one, with a prayer walk Saturday morning, an evangelism time Sunday morning and a special p.m. Christmas church service Sunday p.m. A bunch of us ended up at a barbacoa (tasty mutton) taco stand after passing out evangelistic literature and engaging the neighborhood in spiritual conversations. It was encouraging to

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Year End Events

This week and early next week we wrap up a semester of community center classes, this time in three separate neighborhoods. I will be MCing tomorrow night (Thursday) for the group in Jesús María, and sharing a devotional for the Acozac group next Monday. Tonight (Wednesday) the new group in Palmas 1 had their closing

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Day of the Dead Outreach

What to do about Halloween? It’s perhaps a relevant question in the U.S., but here in Mexico, well, the answer is pretty clear. It’s not a matter of deciding whether your kids should dress up and ask for candy. Here, the celebration of death is a serious event. An estimated 3 million Mexicans actually worship

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The Importance of Meals

The Mexico national team won in dramatic fashion today, over a strong Croatian team. Final score…3-1. The victory assures Mexico’s participation in the next round of play. They will be facing Holland, the tulip country, this next Sunday. Perhaps the most colorful personality in a team made up of mostly unknown players is the coach,

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I was talking to a new friend, Hussam, yesterday about the importance of the gospel impacting a community at multiple levels. Take today, for instance. Hussam and Nick, two 21 year old interns, taught a total of six English classes today at a nearby Jr. High school. It was a hoot. I’m not sure when

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Only One Worthy

I’ve written about the celebration of Ixtapaluca’s patron saint, El Señor de los milagros, or “Lord of Miracles” several times before. You can check out former posts HERE. I’ve posted new photos on this entry, photos taken just last week. Ixtapaluca’s patron saint is an image of Jesus crucified. So…does that mean that Jesus is

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