Working in the Highlands of the Purépecha Nation, there are many shepherds. Often or not, it is the women or children. You will see them herding the sheep out to the pastures or back home at the end of the day. The sheep chewing on small pieces of grass that pop up in-between the rocky … Continue reading Sheep and the Shepherd
Sometimes being a missionary isn't easy. Yes, it can look like the dream job. Traveling to a foreign country, trying new food, learning a new language, meeting new people, and doing ministry for the Lord. However, there are so many sides of being a missionary that missionaries just don't talk about. There are many reasons … Continue reading The Hardships of being a Missionary.
These first few months we have been working on building relationships with members of the church and community. Our weekly schedule is filled with home visits and church services. You can find us in the village from noon time until 8 pm most days. We eat meals with them and sit around the table or … Continue reading Relationships are Essential
Well, we didn’t hear an audible voice or see a burning bush talk to us. It was more of a gentle nudge that built up into a deep yearning to go that lead into a full fledge I have to go. That all transpired over 10 years. We meet Roberto, who is Purepecha about 10 … Continue reading How did we get our calling to go to the Purepecha Indian?
This past year has been exceptional with Edgar traveling about 2 weeks every month. He has been busy sharing God's gospel to the Nations. He has been teaching in YWAM training schools, YWAM conferences, and leading short term missions trips.
We are all guilty of a fake smile from time to time and that's normally. It's when you can't fake it anymore, it takes too much effort, you're too tired, that you know you've lost something- Joy. Deep down. The soul reanching feeling that something is missing. Something is dead and you want it back. … Continue reading Finding Joy
This year has had its ups and downs. We are focused on the joy in the midst of pain.
Give a gift that keeps giving. We cannot do what we do without the support of people like you. We need 10 more people who would like to donate monthly to our ministry at YWAM at the amount of $25 a month. That is only $300 a year, less than a $1 a day! Or … Continue reading We need you! Give a gift that keeps on giving.
We all go through storms. But Jesus reassures us that He is there with us in the storm.
I often find myself wondering what does it mean to be a disciple today? Jesus had many followers and large crowds that gathered around him. Jesus even sent out the 70. But what was it like to be one of the 12 disciples of Jesus. It’s interesting. You see, how Jesus made his disciples. Jesus … Continue reading How badly do you want to be like Jesus?