Dad and I - August 2016

The Joy that Leads Us On

Dear friends and family, It’s such a satisfying experience to have worked so hard towards a goal, to struggle through the last stages, and then see the job completed. Hard work – be it with a sledge hammer, writing a book, or making a special dinner – requires so much energy and effort, one might […]

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Strength in Weakness

Dear friends and family,   July in Bolivia is often cold and seems to happen slower because of it. July is when the Bible School students go on vacation, leaving the property empty after a bustling first semester. July is also a month of preparation, getting ready for the next semester, taking trips and relaxing […]

Michael Card

Michael Card, an Interview

I’m so thankful that I had the privilege of interviewing Michael Card, a great musician and songwriter, with the intent of translating and publishing the article in Spanish. Soon it will be available in print and hopefully online, but I wanted to make the English format available to you all as well. May it bless […]

Cena Alumnos FBC - Abril 2016

Fighting the Current

Dear friends and family,   We live in a world saturated by materialism and egocentrism, seemingly everyone fighting to have more and to be perceived as more. The letter to the seventh church in Revelation 3 correlates well with our current era; there Christ warns us that many churches will be filled with the world’s […]

Vineyards in Tarija - Sept

Third World Travelling 101

Missionaries from a third world country grow accustomed to its oddities when it comes to food, dress, culture, travel, and so on. Being a missionary kid makes it feel normal. When my family visited churches in the Western world, I was often asked: “So how is Bolivia?” To my kid brain, the question actually seemed […]