the fullness of life lately

words by jenny

well, hello there.  I feel like we have been very MIA from communication lately and for that we apologize.  I think I am still trying to figure out the most effective way to be consistant about communication. 

ministerio de mentoría: the growth of a vision to care for pastors

words by chris

As many of you may recall, way back in 2013 we began a journey to return to Ecuador. That invitation was based on a perceived need by our sisters and brothers in Ecuador to take better care

interns!

words by jenny

This summer we are going to have the privilege to work with two Serve Globally Interns.  We are excited about this opportunity to share life and Ecuador with two young people who are exploring their call

Mujeres!

Almost a week since I have been home after participating in another Women’s Holistic Health Caravan weeks. It has been such an honor and a privilege for me to be a part of these weeks organized by my friend and

retiro

words by jenny

Last weekend, the Covenant missionaries in Ecuador gathered together for a quick little weekend retreat.  Coming from all over the country, we headed to a hostería about 20 minutes away from our house for a weekend of

on the regular

words by jenny

As we have a alluded to many times before life here runs at a different pace, has the beat of a different rhythm than the life that we left behind in Chicago and that many are accustomed

seminary in Ecuador

words by Chris

As of late we have been hinting at some changes here.  It is about time I give some more details. I have been asked by our Ecuadorian church partners here to become the interim rector of the

asamblea nacional

words by chris

Last weekend was the gathering of representatives and pastors from the Ecuadorian Covenant churches for the Asamblea Nacional (National Assembly). Pastors and church lay leaders headed to the rural, and humid, Covenant Camp in Santo Domingo de

ch – ch- ch – changes

This new year has brought a new change in ministry for our family.  The Covenant Church of Ecuador (IPEE) has continued to see many transitions and changes throughout this past year with our new leadership.  Just recently, Chris was asked

reconnections

14 (!) years ago, Chris and I started dating while studying abroad in Mexico. We travelled the country and ate wonderful food and took in Mexican history and culture and made amazing friends and managed to learn a bit of

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