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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Cultural Inadequacy

Let’s be honest, I feel pretty culturally inadequate most days as a missionary.  Language is of course how I mainly feel inadequate, every day.  Even when I feel I am having a good “Spanish Day”, it is still pretty pathetic.  

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3 Days, 3 Mingas

What a joy it is to have partnership in ministry!!!  3 Days = 3 Mingas = 1 Floor for the entire home.  Iglesia Emanuel, our partner church in Cayambe, finished pouring the floors and they look beautiful.  It was a

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Una Minga de Distrito Quechua

On Saturday, partnership in ministry was in full affect as an entire conference of the churches came together for a minga to work on the construction of the first home for at risk children.  The Quechua Conference of Covenant churches,

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Una Minga de Tres Lote

What a blessing to have over 22 people from a small Quechua community called Tres Lote (“Third Lot”) come out to work on the home for at-risk children.  They came on Friday because they had plans on Saturday for the

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La Minga de la Iglesia Emanuel

Good folks from our partner church in Cayambe, Iglesia Emanuel, came together yesterday for a minga, which is a Quechua word meaning that the greater community comes from all around to work on something together for the greater good.  Over

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Una Minga

In Quechua, one of the indigenous languages of Ecuador, “minga” means “the coming together as a community for the betterment of all.”  Community members can call a “minga” if they are in need of assistance and people will come from

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Latest construction pictures

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That girl can drive!

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Congratulations to Kim on receiving her Ecuadorian Driver’s License.  Now both of us can hit the Ecuadorian roads!!!!

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Reaching Out

The past two Saturdays we’ve been helping out with a our good friends’ Henry and Olguita’s church Iglesia Santiago and their outreach to north Quito, quite near where we live now.  We are hoping to start a new small group

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Construction continues…

Construction continues at  the work site of the first home for at risk children.  It is amazing to see what two Ecuadorian contractors can accomplish in just a few short weeks!!!   They have poured the remaining column bases, back filled

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