Bill Yarbrough, Director of Latin America for MTW

Grace Community Church Missions Conference

This weekend (11/3 and 11/4) Grace Community Church is putting on their first ever missions conference in Mobile, Alabama. The keynote speaker at the missions conference is Bill Yarbrough. Bill is MTW’s Director of Latin America.   Grace Community is a faithful supporter of our ministry. We are so pleased to see that they are glorifying […]

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Fellow missionaries and kids at the Reformation Party

Happy Reformation Day

October 31st marks the 490th anniversary of the day Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the church door at Wittenberg, Germany, thus, by many accounts, launching the Protestant Reformation.   This evening the Pettengills organized a Reformation Party for the other missionaries, and their children, who attend language school with us here in Costa […]

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Spanish Word of the Week – Anteojos

Anteojos – This is the word for eye glasses.   This is a great word.  It comes from the words ante (Spanish for before) and ojos (Spanish for eyes).  Literally the word means “before eyes”. It makes sense. Where do you put your glasses?  Before your eyes. Therefore those things on the end of so many people’s noses […]

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Maddy body surfing in Guanacastea, Costa Rica

The End Of A Great Weekend

We just got home after a six hour bus ride. We spent the weekend in the north-west corner of Costa Rica at Guanacastea.  This is a small little town on the Pacific coast.   We stayed in a cheap (read: dumpy, moldy and bug infested) little hotel that was walking distance from the beach.  Maddy and […]

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A Weekend In El Coco

The three of us are in the town of El Coco this weekend.  This is a small town in the north-west corner of Costa Rica. On Friday, after school, we took a 5 ½ hour bus ride to get here. This is a fun getaway weekend for us. We will return to San Jose late Sunday night.   […]

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