We live in the jungle, and one of the most common tools here is the machete. Consider the humble machete for a moment. Who is allowed to use it? If a baby tries to touch it, it is completely forbidden. Here in the amazon rain forest, however, many children carry machetes, but… if their parents […]
We’re heading up river on Monday, Lord-willing. God has given us the privilege of leading a small team of medical personnel to serve the tribes and present Christ in some very needy villages. You can watch a brief video here Thank you for your prayers!
We met and stood in the sun for a while before getting on this fabulous bus to go to camp. However, we got a flat on the way. We had camp registration and gave out awesome shirts that Matt Jones brought all the way from Thailand (with genuine Thai sizing! The kids received their assigned […]
January 2019 Dear Friends, as I write this a mixture of emotions swirl through my head just like the tail stream on the jet we are riding back to Peru. We are currently at cruising altitude somewhere in between the USA and Peru, and our hearts are also somewhere in between. We’ve had a fun […]
Christmas with family Decorating with family Snow sports with family Presenting the ministry as a family. Hiking as a family (mostly off frame). Pictures with family Music with family Holding the family.
Although we sometimes lament the digital age—the times when social media gets out of hand or when everyone at the dinner table is eating in silence, bent over their phones—truth be told, it’s nice to be so connected. Most of us can’t remember the last time we were out of contact without a phone, a […]
Peru was the center of the ancient Inca empire until Spanish conquest in 1533. Peru declared independence in 1821. Lima is the capital. Peru lies on the west coast of South America and is bordered by Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia (with whom they share control of Lake Titicaca – the highest navigable lace in the […]
Hi friends Sometimes people ask what kinds of things would be useful for us as we minister in Peru, so we’ve compiled a list, which we will try to keep up to date. 3 tourniquets for stopping bleeding in an emergency situation $13 each: https://www.amazon.com/SWAT-T-Tourniquet-Orange/dp/B00MYG9YA0 Hy-fin chest seal for emergency chest trauma $15 https://www.amazon.com/North-American-Rescue-Hyfin-Chest/dp/B00KQS2NGK Supplied! […]
Furlough began with us landing in Orlando, FL. Pastor Travis Smith, along with his wife Sheila, had already coordinated a van for us. They met us and showed us much tangible love from Hillsdale Baptist Church. During our first month here we’ve been able to: Refresh Spiritually at The Wilds. Share what God is doing in […]
We just returned from Peru a few weeks ago. With the myriad details to be taken care of and multitude of things to remember, one thing I was glad to know was that I had a suit waiting for me upon arrival. We don’t wear suits in. At least, we hardly ever wear suits, so […]