Mexico & Culture

Areli’s 15años

This past Sunday we celebrated Areli Abigail’s 15th birthday as a church. The quinceaños celebration here is a big deal, often rivaling and even surpassing the fanfare and expense of a wedding. Often you’ll hear that the three gift options for a 15 year old girl are either a big party, a big trip or …

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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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