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Tagged With: Reflections

Reflection from Kim on the Women’s Caravan

Yesterday marked the completion of the first Women’s Holistic Medical Caravan in wonderful collaboration of the Women’s Ministry of the Covenant Church of Ecuador, the Santiago Partnership, Covenant missionaries from the States and Sweden, and volunteers from Ecuador, the United

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LOOKING BACK, LOOKING FORWARD

I (Kim) am keenly reminded quite often how our pasts can come back around.  That is definitely a loaded comment.  Of course, the negative parts of our pasts can. We can think of them and be angry or upset or

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Ecuador Elections

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Shortly after seeing the U.S. elect a new president and then in January our denomination here, IPEE or the Covenant Church of Ecuador, now we are seeing a new president elected for the country of Ecuador.  On February 19th, we

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What I would tell my 23 year old self…

I remember right before Joel and I got married, I was 23 and thought, of course, that I knew it all.  During bridal showers and other events leading up to our wedding, there were some people that were pretty negative

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Goodbye Jonathan!

We want to celebrate the life of our friend Jonathan Swanson of Duluth, MN who recently passed away and whose memorial contributions have been donated to the Santiago Partnership.  Joel was able to attend Jonathan’s funeral in Duluth while we

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The Truth Hurts

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For the past few weeks as I have watched news, read Facebook posts, read articles, my heart just hurts.  I haven’t purposefully been silent on these issues of race and my response to it, I just had so many thoughts

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“I surrender…SOME?”

Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me. “For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it; but whoever loses his life

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HOW THE DARKNESS OF A DELAYED FLIGHT SHOWED ME THE SUNLIGHT OF GOD

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HOW THE DARKNESS OF A DELAYED FLIGHT SHOWED ME THE SUNLIGHT OF GOD

by Dr. Erica Liebelt

 

My first trip to Ecuador was in November 2014 when I visited the Galapagos Islands and Quito for adventure, a cultural

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The Medical Clinic visits the Coast

This past week the Santiago Partnership sent our clinic medical staff out to the coast to help those who have been affected by the recent earthquake. In one day our staff, with a team of medical students we joined up

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Light of the World

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“You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden.”  Matthew 5:14

When I was younger, I LOVED lighthouses.  I remember having a poster of a lighthouse on my wall with a huge wave

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