Calvary Presbyterian Church has concluded their work in La Fe. This 14-person mission team from Raleigh, NC is scheduled to hike the rainforest on Friday and fly out on Saturday. Wednesday the team started the day by going to La Fe and learning the finer art of washing clothes in the river. The local ladies […]
Calvary Presbyterian Church is working well in La Fe. This 14-person mission team from Raleigh, NC is our 5th (of 16) short-term mission team of the summer. On Monday part of the team helped put on a medical clinic that treated 40 super-poor people. They treated a dog bite, a severely infected finger, started an […]
This week we are hosting Calvary Presbyterian Church of Raleigh, NC. Calvary is our 5th (of 16) short-term mission team of the summer. This team of 14 missionaries will serve the entire week in La Fe. They will be only the second short-term mission team to serve with The Troxells in La Fe. On Sunday […]
The short-term mission team from Trinity Presbyterian Church of Murfreesboro, TN is concluding a wonderful week of service. Trinity is the 4th (of 16) short-term mission team of the summer. On Wednesday the group painted the outside of the dorms at our downtown ministry center. They shared lunch with a few homeless kids that work […]
Trinity Presbyterian Church of Murfreesboro, TN has had two full days of work and two completely different days of weather. Trinity is the 4th (of 16) short-term mission team of the summer. On Monday this 16-person team encountered heavy cloud cover and a light rain. This kept the construction time in the morning nice and […]
On Saturday we were joined by Trinity Presbyterian Church of Murfreesboro, TN. Trinity is the 4th (of 16) short-term mission team of the summer. This 16-person team will work with us in Armenia Bonito. On Sunday they joined us in Gringo Church where Mike gave message from 1Timothy 1. After a tour of La Ceiba […]
Last week Mike had an article published by The Gospel Coalition(TGC). Mike’s article Not Bad, Just Different is about making sure we as missionaries are more concerned with sharing the gospel than changing cultures. The article contends that while the gospel changes cultures, messengers of the gospel should never seek to modify a culture to […]
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