An Open Apology

It’s funny how you don’t realize some things until you’re actually in it. I’m the first to believe you don’t force your culture on someone else. I am in South America and they speak Spanish. I need to speak Spanish, but that doesn’t mean I don’t get EXCITED when I begin my broken Spanish and someone asks, “You speak English? I do, too. You can speak English.” **sigh of relief**

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The Missionaries of Chuquibambilla

In my last post, I shared with you a troubling situation in the village of Chuquibambilla. In this post, you get to meet and hear the hearts of the two missionaries, Pablo and Belen, who have decided to call the jungle their home in order to bring Christ to all peoples.

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Belen’s Story

What would you do if it were you? Read the heartbreaking reality of life for the people of Chuquibambilla.

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Street Ministry with Zenith and Jorge

As you may know, we are in Peru another month, but I want to share with you one of the ministries we were part of during our first month in Peru.

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Month 1: Peru

Here’s a video recap of our first month of ministry in Peru. We worked with three different ministries, each diverse in its own way. Hope you enjoy the video and get a good glimpse of what our time has looked like!

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Is Teaching for Me?

I wasn’t tired of teaching before I committed to the race, but I was fed up of having to do everything besides simply teach: discipline, grades, administration, etc. You name it. If it contributed to teacher burnout, I was done with it.

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Your Story Matters

We stepped off the airplane and it has been nonstop go for us. Today is our first actual “rest day” and even that consists of packing for the jungle proceeded by a 12-hour bus ride.

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Yes. Periodt: When Following the Lord Means Giving Up Your Plans

If we’re honest, following the Lord is not always “easy” or “fun.” It is definitely fulfilling and worth it, but it does call for sacrifice. Jesus said it himself, “If anyone would be my disciple, they must deny themselves, take up their cross, and follow me.”

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Wow, That’s a Lot!

We don’t live in a world where everyone is trustworthy. We don’t live in a world where we are all without sin. But we do live in a world where God is good. We live in a world where our ultimate Judge is the Lord. We live in a world where He sees the heart and motive of the giver regardless of the action of the receiver. 

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Whose Door are You Knocking On?

Yes, “sometimes” that does look like the severing of ties, but it is my conviction that God’s preference is not that route.

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