Be Careful Little Mouth What You Say

Sometimes Spanish is really easy. You find that the Spanish and English words are the same or very similar…like the Spanish word for coffeemaker is, well, coffeemaker. And, the Spanish word for car is carro.   But, sometimes the Spanish word sounds like an English word, just not the one you think it is. For example:   The […]

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Learning Spanish…and How to be a Missionary

We are starting to learn past tense verbs in Spanish. This is really exciting. No really, it is. For one hour of your life try to speak only in present tense. It is very limiting.   Our Spanish is coming along. We are mastering the art of speaking like a four year old Costa Rican. The funny […]

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Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church

Sunday, November 11th has been designated as the Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church.   Around the world today Christians are being persecuted for their faith. More than 70 million Christians have been killed for their faith since 33 AD. This year an estimated 160,000 Christians will die at the hands of their oppressors […]

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The Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional de Costa Rica

A Multicultural Night Out – Priceless

This evening the three of us had a night on the town. It was two things: 1) One of the least expensive nights out we have ever had, and 2) One of the most multicultural nights we ever experienced.   We started by going out to dinner at a Chinese restaurant called Restaurante Excelente. It was owned […]

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Golden Booklet of the True Christia Life by John Calvin

Book Review: Golden Booklet of the True Christian Life

The Golden Booklet was first written by John Calvin in 1550. Calvin later included it in the third and subsequent volumes of ‘Calvin’s Institutes’. It has been an extremely useful tool for over four centuries.  The reader will find this book to be particularly easy to understand and sensible.  It is biblically clear and valuable.   Calvin […]

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