Oh Santiago (part 2)

The following weekend we were invited back to Santiago. This time we had youth ministry training on Friday and Saturday night. Here is the group shot. Believe with us that God is going to use these servants to touch and transform lives of many students in the Santiago area! It seems no matter where we…

Oh Santiago, my home away from home!

God has opened many doors for us to minister throughout all of Panama. October was a month for ministry in Santiago. We were invited to speak at their sectional youth service. I HAD TO let them experience the grab bag food relay. Here are 2 pictures of the fun.  The boy on the left is enjoying some…

First Day of School.

                                                                              We don’t know if the kids were happy for this, but mom and dad were very excited to get the kids off to their first day of school! They both took their entrance exams and did fine in placing them in fourth grade for Jakob and first grade for Amber. It is now…

Arrival in Panama!

Yes, in case you have not heard, we are here in Panama! We arrived Monday, August 17th and are busy getting settled in. The next day seemed extremly surreal for me. God called me to missions about 22 years ago, and although we have been traveling raising our support and attending language school, we did…

Quepos Construction Team

I know this is a little late coming, but on March 13-15 I had the  privilege to hook up with Pastor Barden, Missionary Jay Dickerson and a great team from Living Word A/G from Ontario NY. Here are three of the guys that kept the welders fed with rebar.   Notice the guy on the left, the on/off…

Villa Olimpica

On February 8th about 10 churches came together to hold an evening service in a city outside San Jose called Desamperados. Over 2000 people attended this ground breaking service in which there has been an almost 7 year lapse of these churches doing anything of this magnitude.  Before the start of the “adult service”, there…

Earthquake 1-8-09

In case you did not hear, Costa Rica suffered a 6.2 Earthquake on January 8th, 2009.  For us this was our first earthquake.  The epicenter was about 25-30 miles from where we live in San Jose.  Thank the Lord there was not any damage to our apartment, however many people lost their lives and also everything…