Pray
Apr16

Pray

 

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Sunday School Room (Costa Rica)
Apr09

Sunday School Room (Costa Rica)

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Jesus Said: More Jesus, Less You
Feb05

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 bus jolted down the road, the road got narrower and narrower. After turning tight corners and dodging huge rocks, we arrived at our destination. The small, leaning building was a church in the midst of a shantytown in...

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Foreign
Oct30

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 picture was taken in Costa Rica this past January.  This is inside the Basilica de los Angeles in Cartago.  The Basilica is the largest Roman Catholic Church in Costa Rica, and people come from all over...

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Share the Bread
Aug12

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 as college students from the United States were playing futbol with Costa Rican children while on a mission trip to the shantytown Los Diques.  As the ball flew past Paul, one of the American college...

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Down
Feb19

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 is a photo I took while in Los Diques, Costa Rica in January 2010. This bridge is no longer in the Diques.  When it was, it ran from one shantytown area to another, over a river.  This was the main way into the city for many who...

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