seminary update

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The last time I wrote about the state of the seminary, we thought now we would be informing you of a new rector at the seminary to move theological education forward and continue the work that has

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descanso!

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Last Monday we crawled into our own beds very late after flying back home from a long weekend spent in Santa Marta, Colombia.  We gathered together with all of the Serve Globally personnel serving in Latin America

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choose your own adventure

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At the end of September, I was able to participate in another women’s holistic health caravan alongside some of my other Serve Globally colleagues.  It was another great week of being able to engage in ministry together

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scars on the asphalt

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The scars on the asphalt can still be seen through intersections and along highways. The pockmarked and cracking streets—where burning tree trunks, tires, and razor-wire had blocked off neighborhoods and major roadways during the eleven days of

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peace for who?

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Beginning on October 3, Ecuador entered into a national strike and protest against the elimination of the diesel and gasoline subsidy. The Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE) has confronted the government and the International Monetary

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the rains have returned

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The rains have returned to the sierra of Ecuador.

While we enjoy life in the “eternal spring” and the same amount of daylight year-round in this land we call home, the dry and the rainy times of

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to make : to bring into being

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In the time that we spent preparing to move to Ecuador, I was amazed at the number of times that (white) people asked us about the safety of our children in the process.  One woman even went

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visits and the National Assembly

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Several weekends ago we spent a few days in Santo Domingo, in the tropical coastal highlands, at the IPEE camp to join in the National Assembly of the Ecuadorian Covenant Church. We had a great time and

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carnival!

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We are back to our regularly scheduled programing after a week of vacation from school for the kids and the country celebrating carnival.   Carnival is widely celebrated throughout Latin America in the days leading up to Ash

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seminary update

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It has been one year and three months since I was asked to serve as the Interim Rector of the Seminary here in Ecuador. While this has been a long interim period, I have seen so much

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