Mike witht the kids at La Carpio

La Carpio

Today Mike spent the afternoon with the kids at La Carpio.   La Carpio is a very poor barrio in San Jose, Costa Rica. It consists of poor families who are mostly Nicaraguan refugees.  The streets are mostly unpaved, dirt roads.  The houses are built with pallets, corrugated tin, plastic, whatever can be found and nailed […]

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A Day With Mike’s Parents

Mike’s Parents are in the middle of a three week cruise up and down Central America. Today their ship docked in Puntarenas, Costa Rica. This is a two and half hour bus ride from where we live in San Jose, Costa Rica. So, Erin, Maddy and Mike all went and spent the day with them.   It was […]

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Changing Trends in Missions by Charles Dunahoo

Book Review: Changing Trends in Missions

Charles Dunahoo is the author of several books including his vastly popular Making Kingdom Disciples. Dunahoo, the Coordinator of the PCA’s Committee for Christian Education and Publications, has been a Pastor in Alabama and Georgia.   Dunahoo took a topical approach to the study of missions. In this book he challenges congregants to be more outwardly focused. He […]

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Kids from Roblealto at the Roblealto Fiesta

Roblealto Fiesta

Today we worked at an early Christmas party for the kids attending Roblealto.  Roblealto is a Christian organization that helps address the needs of troubled Costa Rican kids.   Our event, the Roblealto Fiesta, is a three hour party that our school organizes every year. It was hosted on our campus from 3pm to 6pm this […]

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Thanksgiving and A Loss

Today was a great Thanksgiving and a sad one.   First off, we attended the funeral of our Cota Rican landlord Fermin Betancort. Fermin was 71 years old and had been very ill since before we moved here. Fermine passed away on Wednesday.   We were so pleased to see that Fermin’s family was willing to join […]

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