La Mesa… Reaching Out

Recently we had an opportunity to visit a new church plant in Nogales, Sonora, a mission begun by lay leaders from the Los Encinos church, Horacio and Nohemí (Photo: right).  Our hearts were touched when we saw what God is doing here and when we saw the scope of the...

A special friendship

God surprised me with a special friendship in the last month.  We met at her wedding but since then God has opened the door for us to encourage one another weekly.  Her name is Christine and she is Congolese.   Her husband is one of our doctors at the clinic.  A...

WORSHIP

  Worship: the act of expressing our reverence and gratitude to our God. DEAR FRIENDS, We all know how important praise and worship time is during our church services and gatherings. We would like to ask for your prayers for our small worship team here in Rivas. We...

Music to my ears…

Baraka Designs Sewing Center (Baraka means Blessings) I couldn’t help but smile as I approached the big blue container at church a few weeks ago. As I got closer, I could hear the humming of machines..sewing machines that is! And it was music to my ears—praise music!...

The journey of beans

Learning to like new things is a part of changing cultures.  Bishop David Roller had a saying he would share with children making the cross-over.  “It’s not worse. It’s not better.  It’s just different.”  One youngster revised that mantra...