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July Update – Lot’s o’ News!

We apologize for being a bit out of touch.  It’s been a busy past few months for us with a lot of ups and downs.  Additionally, the Covenant’s Blog service that this blog is hosted on has not been working

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Well done…

There are people that come in to our lives that seem bigger than life. They seem to have this place and presence in our lives and we naively think that they will always be there. We know of course logically …

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Family Mission Project

Spurred on by mommy’s service on a Medical Caravan this week in Cayambe, we put together a Family Mission Project by making emergency kits for the people in need we encounter on the streets.  There are so many folks struggling

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A Nation-Changing Protest

As many of you may be aware, Ecuador recently endured a 12-day strike.  What had occurred was the president and our legislative body had passed an economic reform package that included removing fuel subsidies that had been in place since

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Starting a new school year

The kids started school this past week.  Simeon began 4th grade, Esther started Kindgerten and Ephraim started pre-school for 4 year olds.  They are all loving their classes and their school at Alliance Academy International.  We covet your prayers for

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Back in Ecuador!

Here’s what our bag situation looked like leading up to our trip to move back to Ecuador.

Then we moved back to Ecuador on June 15th and really everything went pretty smoothly especially considering the large amount of bags that

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10k Complete!

I’m so sorry it has taken me so long to post this update! We’ve been a bit busy these past couple few weeks with packing for Ecuador, moving to Ecuador and then jumping right into a mission team once we

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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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Indiana University Dental Students return to serve

A little over a month ago our project had the opportunity to serve alongside a group dental students from Indiana University School of Dentistry.  They come each year to work in the communities in and around Cayambe.  This year the

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A Beardless Reflection

As silly as this selfie looks…. here we go!

 

This my attempt to explain why I am now beardless.  For those of you are thinking right now, “who cares???” or “why a reflection on something so trivial???”… I will

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