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Tagged With: Spanish Lessons

Out of Reach

Hello all!  Just a quick note to let you all know that we are out of reach again this week.  Joel is in Santo Domingo again and Kim and Simeon are staying with our babysitter Martita and her family this …

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Ministry Update

Here is a recent newsletter update that we sent out to Northwest Covenant Church in Mt. Prospect, IL and just thought everyone might be interested in reading:

“Our first month being back home in Ecuador has been an eventful one.  …

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1 Trip Down, 1 To Go

We got back early Sunday evening from our first trip to Cuenca.  We had headed down to the southern city of Cuenca for a couple of reasons.  First of all, our Spanish school here in Quito has a branch in …

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IPEE Devotions

We were able to lead devotions this morning at IPEE.  Yes… IN SPANISH!!!  At IPEE (the Evangelical Covenant Church or Ecuador) they have devotions every week.  A time to study the word, pray and fellowship.  We try to attend every …

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Prayer Request

  Just a quick prayer request: We are at a bit of low point in terms of our Spanish acquisition.  We believe that we have just hit one of those plateaus where we haven’t seen as much practical results recently so …

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Spanish Cooking Lessons: Making Empanadas!

Joel rolling out the dough


Pressing out the dough


Frying them up!

The finished product 
The finished product

For one of our Spanish lessons this week, Olgita and Ricardo taught us how to make homemade empanadas from scratch!  It was a great time

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