Listening to Luz and Esmeralda

New York City – Day 23 of 31

In the morning we went to Nueva Vida in Queens.  We spent some of the morning painting more rooms in the children’s Sunday school.  We also had a great time sitting down with two of the church’s employees; Luz and Esmeralda. These two great ladies shared with us their background, told us some great stories about […]

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Prayer at Nueva Vida

New York City – Day 22 of 31

Each Sunday we worship at two different church services…two VERY different church services. In the morning we go to Nueva Vida in Queens and in the evening we go to Redeemer in Manhattan.   Nueva Vida is a Spanish only service. Most of the participants are Columbian emigrants. It is a protestant service that is very charismatic. The preachers […]

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New York City – Day 21 of 31

We had a break today from our courses.  But, we didn’t take a break from our busy schedule.   We and the McCanns (our Honduras teammates) had a lunch meeting with a few missions minded folks from Redeemer Presbyterian Church.  We had lunch at Dinosaur BBQ with three members of Redeemer’s Honduras missions team.  Redeemer […]

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Erin learning Ashanti

New York City – Day 19 of 31

The last two days we have all been learning new languages. Mike is learning Japanese, Madison is learning Spanish and Erin is learning Ashanti (a language spoken in Ghana). So, if we are going to Honduras (where they speak Spanish) why are we learning these other languages?   What we are really focusing on is the process […]

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Mike reading on the subway

New York City – Day 18 of 31

Everyday we ride the subway for one hour and 15 minutes in the morning and one hour and 15 minutes in the evening. We have the longest commute of any of the missionaries participating in our training.   Some commuters pass their time by sleeping, listening to music or working on their laptops. We pass the time […]

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