Monthly Archives: September 2014
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.
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
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,
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
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
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
Congratulations to Kim on receiving her Ecuadorian Driver’s License. Now both of us can hit the Ecuadorian roads!!!!
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
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