We Are All God’s Children

Written by David Yarbrough: 2018 Delegate,   Sunday, October 28, 2018 brought to an end the visit of our delegation to La Iglesia Evangelica Luterana Buenas Nuevas, our sister church in El Paisnal.  If parting were ever “such sweet sorrow” it was amid the hugs and “holas” and “hasta luegos” shared between our team members and …

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A Day at the Beach – Grateful

Written by Teresa Sherman: 2018 Delegate, Posted a day late because Pam (who's responsible for posting the blog) fell asleep...too much wave jumping excitement 😜 Every good action and every perfect gift is from God. These good gifts come down from the Creator of the sun, moon, and stars, who does not change like their …

Holistic Change

Written by Fleeta Holcomb: 2001/2018 Delegate,  Today we visited the Programa Velasco. Their mission is twofold; to educate and empower children and to support women and their families. The preschool was founded at the end of the civil war for orphaned and traumatized children. Now a different kind of violence and extreme poverty affects these …

“What’s Next?”

Written by Jenna Bock: 2018 Delegate,  Last night I found myself reading through Monseñor Oscar Romero quotes. If you have been following along, you know that in the last few days we have been hearing endless stories of pain and hurt, yet also faith and hope. It has been overwhelming to say the least and …

Courage

Written by Teresa Sherman: 2018 Delegate, Don’t worry, because I am with you. Don’t be afraid, because I am your God. I will make you strong and will help you; I will support you with my right hand that saves you. ... I am the Lord your God, who holds your right hand, and I …