This past Sunday, youth leaders from the region of Antioquia (where Medellin is located) met online to continue a process that began in February. It was the first time for many of them to reconnect since the pandemic and quarantine
What does peacebuilding look like in your context? This is a question we are often asked. The answer is that it is varied, but that one of the ways it is happening is through the training of youth and children
Yesterday, Thursday, I was out and needed to run some errands. In the morning the streets were pretty empty, but then I came to the freeway. It was bumper to bumper stopped traffic. I counted 6 lanes that merged into
On Wednesday, something happened that hasn’t happened in a long time. Our whole staff was able to get together in person! Since quarantine began the middle of March all of our meetings have been done virtually and the five of
It may seem like a simple thing, walking by a stream, but for me yesterday it felt like a breakthrough and an answer to prayer.
For someone who has always been drawn to water (lakes, oceans, river), I miss having
One of the things I most enjoy is making cookies and sharing them. It has become expected that when there is an event or when people come over to our home there will be cookies. Because we haven’t been gathering,
On Sunday, July 26th, 35 participants from cities and towns around the country participated in the first-ever virtual gathering for children’s ministry leaders. It has been many, many years since we have done a national gathering and this
In the town of San Marcos, which is located on the savanna about an hour from Monteria, Pastor Jenobel takes his cellphone out to the open-air patio and props it up, making it visible to two other people who have
*Disclosure – a post where Katie gets honest
The days seem to run together. I have to really think hard to remember what day it is, what month it is. Due to the fact that we have been in a
In the past weeks, we have seen the number of Covid 19 cases spike in the city of Barranquilla and the surrounding municipalities, including Soledad where there are Covenant churches and elementary schools.