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Monthly Archives: December 2011

Christmas 2011

Christmas 2011 looked quite different from last year.  This was our first Christmas in Ecuador without family or friends around which was difficult, probably more so for me (Kim).  I really enjoy the changes in seasons, snow, Christmas lights, Starbucks …

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Personal Prayer Request

We just wanted to offer up a non-ministry related prayer request of a personal nature.  We still have a small home in Marion, IN which we own and have been hoping to rent out while here in Ecuador.  It has …

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Orlando Team

Here’s some pictures from our time with the very quick Orlando Team right before Christmas:

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Back to the Jungle

Tomorrow, Tuesday, the 20th, I (Joel) will be heading back out to the Lumbaqui jungle area of the country.  The team from Orlando that was here in August is returning to hold a memorial service for Joshua Kim (pictured here) …

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When Helping Hurts: Chapter 7

This is chapter is all about Short-Term Mission (STM) teams, mission teams sent from the U.S. and other developed countries to go and help in developing countries.  I have to say it is good I (Joel) read this chapter a …

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Santo Domingo Wedding (Take 2)

Yesterday (Dec 17), we made another trip to Santo Domingo for our 2nd wedding since we’ve been here.  This wedding was for Ruben and Omparo’s 2nd daughter, Mayra.  This was quite an experience for us since we were asked to …

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Water Fights and Life Lessons

A couple of days ago, Simeon and I were ‘washing’ dishes in the kitchen.  Simeon LOVES water and loves playing in it which helps me (Kim) with getting the dishes done.  Anyway, during our ‘washing’ Simeon started flinging water (not
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Christmas Newsletter available for Download


Our December 2011 Newsletter is available for download (Just click the link above!). You can see what all has been happening with us since our last official update in September as well as you can get an …

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Prayer Request

We just wanted to mention a quick prayer request as we know all of you are praying for us on a regular basis.  We just have had some discouraging times here recently and want to ask for prayer for encouragement …

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Back from Santo Domingo

We arrived home in Quito yesterday from our work week at the camp in Santo Domingo.  As usual, we had a very nice time.  The Camp Committee meeting went very well as we were able to meet with an architect …

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