March 3-5 Mike and Erin traveled to La Ceiba, Honduras to participate in our annual Honduras team retreat. We joined all of our La Ceiba teammates for three full days of study, prayer and planning.
Global Training and Development (GTD) is a ministry of our sending agency MTW. Jeff Marlowe is the Director of GTD. Jeff, Minette Lugo and Bill Yarbrough traveled to La Ceiba to put our team through a training called Team Foundations. This as a training that helps us better understand who the individuals are on our team and how we can all better utilize our strengths.
On Wednesday morning Mike taught a devotion to the group on “Living In Christian Community.”
The training was joined by Andrew and Laura Kate Lupton, who are part of MTW’s Global Youth and Family Ministry. They ran a daily Christ centered program for the kids of Team Honduras.
In addition our team was also visited by Michael Lee who is an MTW missionary to Panama. Michael and his wife Tricia are the MTW Coordinators of Member Care in Latin America. Michael spent individual time with members of Team Honduras to talk, pray and counsel them.
There were certainly a few challenging times during the retreat. However, in the end Team Honduras was strengthened, more focused on God’s glory and more prepared to move forward and serve each other and the people of Honduras.