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Faith like a what?

I’ll be honest as I usually am.  I have been contemplating writing this blog for a while now.  I know it is something that needs to happen.  It is a good way for me to somehow organize my scattered brain

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Everything is Different

I started the Lenten season (the 40 days before Easter) with very good intentions and high expectations.  In years past, I felt this holy season sneak up on me leaving me scrambling and rushing and in the midst of the

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Christmas Eve Reflection from Kim


As I was feeding my newborn the other day, I was looking into his face as he was sleeping.  How beautiful, peaceful and innocent he is.  Unaware of the crazy, dangerous and uncertain world around us.  He is reliant on

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Santiago Partnership VBS Curriculum Released


We are pleased to announce that the Evangelical Covenant Church has created a VBS mission project curriculum about and in support our project in Cayambe, Ecuador.  You can see the website for the curriculum here:  Covenant VBS Website

However, as

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Seeing God in You!







I was recently reminded and encouraged by God working in our ministry and this encouragement has come from YOU… our supporters… our friends, family and ministry partners!

Very often, we, as Christians, talk about being

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Finding wholeness in the Healer

It’s been a couple of months ago that I had the idea to write this particular blog.  Don’t ask why it has taken so long; I suppose this is the time God wanted me to write it-as God seems to

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A Lenten Reflection from Joel

Lent is a season of soul-searching, repentance and reflection.  It is a season for contemplation and taking stock.  Lent originated in the earliest days of the Christian Church as a preparatory time for Easter, when the faithful rededicated themselves and

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September/October Newsletter Released

We just put together our latest newsletter.  Please click the following to download it:


FYI: The newsletter is fairly large and may take a few minutes to download, so it’s not your computer but rather the download that is

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God’s promises

I am not much of one who searches for “signs” from God in life’s circumstances and through nature, which could be to my fault, but God spoke to me through a “sign” yesterday.

Kim and I have been going through

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Waiting for Ecuador

We are sitting in Miami International Airport waiting as a part of a 9 hour layover.  Simeon is definitely enjoying the escalators, elevators, moving sidewalks, wheelchairs and golf carts.  It has been a wonderful week of being in beautiful Charleston,

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