This week we had the privilege of traveling to the coastal jungle to meet the Carapungo Church for a baptism celebration. Each Baptism candidate gave a testimony before they entered the water. Each testimony was beautiful and a celebration of the Newness of life that only Christ can give. It is so exciting to be […]Read More Going Down to The River Again
This year we began the process of reimagining the training program that serves the Church of God in Ecuador. We spent the previous year listening to many students currently in the Seminisry program, church leaders and Pastors. We listened to their ideas, their concerns, their hopes, dreams and needs. We were blessed to be able […]Read More Exciting Seminary News!
A quick word to our supporters: Thank you so much for your partnership this year! We wish we could share with you in person our gratitude that you have joined us on this journey. We have always considered our effort in ministry a team effort and we are proud to be part of your team. […]Read More Our Year-In-Review
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Part of the adventure of living as a missionary in Ecuador is the journey to various ministry sites. We had the privileged of visiting the Church of God in Pisambilla last week. With excitement we discussed an ongoing building project with the Pastor and the possibility of having a work-camp at his Church (this would […]Read More Along For The Ride
We live in a very photogenic country! In the busyness of missionary life we sometimes forget to share the photos that we have taken. Today we would like to share a fun time Elias, Ezequiel, Esperanza, Tim, and Timothy enjoyed on Mt. Pichincha. We love living here for many reasons. We of course love the […]Read More Friday Photos And An Immigration Update
It seems like a lifetime since we last posted. We have had one intense month! Before we tell you about Seminary week we want to share two experiences at two churches with which we are honored to partner. Since we last wrote we had the opportunity to attend several churches, all of them are wonderful […]Read More Seminary Week