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Monthly Archives: July 2011

Simeon and the Wave!

We have had a pretty crazy schedule lately, basically since the middle of January.  We had the opportunity with a couple of days off so we were able to take a 3 day vacation to Same beach which is close …

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Mission Team from Willmar, MN

We had the privilege of meeting and getting to know a group from Willmar, MN who were working at the Covenant Camp in Santo Domingo.  They are a group that have been here in Ecuador before and we considered it …

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When Helping Hurts: Review of Chapter 5-Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor & Their Assets

In Chapter 4, we discussed the 3 different ways to approach poverty alleviation. To re-visit, those different approaches are Relief, Rehabilitation or Development. Chapter 5 talks about what to do AFTER you decide which approach is needed in …

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Off to Santo Domingo

Just a quick note to let you all know that we, the whole family, will be heading to Santo Domingo tomorrow, July 20th, and will be gone through Friday, July 29th.  We will have limited email access and won’t be …

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!Aprobada! means Approved! in English. We have good news to report. Joel went to another Camp Committee meeting in Santo Domingo this last Friday and he received good news. One of the plans in the report that he had presented …

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“Anger” Post from Kim

I urge you to live a life worth of the calling you have received. Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the
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Delp Family Medical Updates

We know many of you have been praying for Ruth and Earl, Joel’s mother and father, and their recent medical concerns, so we wanted to provide a little bit of an update to let you know what has been happening …

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Northwest Covenant Church Youth Come to Ecuador!!!!

On Wednesday of last week, we returned from a 10 day trip to Ibarra with a youth team from our home church, Northwest Covenant in Mt. Prospect, IL. It was great to get a taste of home. We had a
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