Category Archives: costa rica

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Sunday School Room (Costa Rica)

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Jesus Said: More Jesus, Less You

“You’re blessed when you’re at the end of your rope. With less of you there is more of God and his rule.” (Matthew 5:3, The Message) The bus’ tires left the smooth pavement and hit dirt and rocks. As the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Foreign

Foreign. While foreign (rightly so) often brings up images of things outside of your own nation, it can also apply to things outside of or different from your normal environment, or even something which is out of place in general. This … Continue reading

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Share the Bread

A sermon preached on John 6:35, 41-51 on Sunday, August 12, 2012 at Peakland United Methodist Church. Dust was flying through the air as the children ran back and forth kicking a soccer ball.  Spanish and English floated above heads … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Down

The Challenge:  Down. We spend a lot of time looking ahead, looking from left to right before we cross the street, looking into the sky for Superman, but not a lot of time looking down. What do you see? This … Continue reading

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Be Blessed, Be a Blessing

“I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing.” (Genesis 12:2, NRSV) A commission is given along with a threefold blessing.  A great call … Continue reading

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Jesus, the Light of the World

In our recent mission trip to Costa Rica, our mission team adopted a theme of walking in the Light.  One of the songs we sang as a team was the gospel song “Jesus, the Light of the World.” When living … Continue reading

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An Equal Opportunity God

A  sermon preached January 1, 2012 at Lebanon United Methodist Church on Matthew 2:1-12 and Ephesians 3:1-12. This week our church will be a part of the 7th mission trip to Los Diques, Costa Rica.  I have had the privilege, … Continue reading

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Walking the Roads of Los Diques

This afternoon our mission team split up into two groups to walk through Los Diques. Maruja – the pastor’s wife, a leader of the church – walked with the group I was in. As we walked along the uneven dirt … Continue reading

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