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Death by Cornmeal in the Highway (almost)

Death by Cornmeal in the Highway (almost)

I was on the way back from the airport, having just picked up Rich and Jil when we were coming over a little hill/overpass and ran into cornmeal (processed corn, maybe for animal feed?) in the highway.  It was wet and there was a lot of it, we started to hydroplane.  I was in the left lane […]

Another New Beginning

Recently, we were informed by our teammates, Rich and Jil, that they were strongly feeling led by God to not return to Argentina.  So, in the last few weeks or so we’ve been discussing that and the implications of that, now final, decision.  As you may remember, our team has always felt that God had […]

Our Return to Argentina

The time has come to return to Argentina. Just this last week the final amount we needed came in and our mission organization approved us to return. We leave tomorrow night, Tuesday, May 10th. Last September and October as we were preparing to come back to the States to raise the necessary support to continue […]

God Preparing the Way

Every country requires a special document/stamp for foreigners to be allowed in the country, it is called a Visa.  Most countries will give you one at the border that is valid for a short period, like 30-90 days, those are called “Tourist Visas”.  If you have ever traveled outside the States, you have gotten one of […]

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Drunks can help you learn a language

When learning to speak a foreign language the biggest factor is not being inhibited by fear or shame and just opening up your mouth to talk.  Thats all well and fine for me, I can, by force of will, make myself talk and make conversation even though I feel like an idiot.  But, the biggest […]

2010 Southern Cone Church Planters Conference

2010 Southern Cone Church Planters Conference

About 100 people from Chile, Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay came together in Buenos Aires this last weekend for the 2010 Grace Brethren Southern Cone Church Planters Conference, organized by the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches in Argentina and sponsored by Grace Brethren International Missions . Leadership and Teamwork Most everyone arrived by lunchtime on Saturday and that afternoon we were introduced […]

Preparing for our Return

Preparing for our Return

As we are preparing for our return home after our first 3 year term I am overwhelmed at what lies ahead, thinking how in the world is this going to happen? We want to return but will we even be able to?  These questions bring my thoughts back to 2004, that summer when we 3 […]

Preparing for Home

Preparing for Home

What will it be like to be back in the States…the feel of a smooth ride on the road, huge expansive highways, fast food that you can eat in your car, good ketchup, PICKLES!!!!  AND, the ability to communicate yourself without any difficulty! We are in the process of planning our time back home and preparing […]