A Weary World

(Pictured above: with Pastor Tonchy Oropeza who came with his band “Como Callar” to give a concert) Dear friends and family, Seeing as we are in the Southern Hemisphere, February and March tend to be busy months for all of us here, with the Bible School starting up, as things in general begin at school, university, […]

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 […]

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 […]

God’s Great Experiment

Dear friends and family, The Lord blessed my January with struggle and suffering. I say “blessed” because it brought me to my knees and closer to our loving heavenly Father. Truly all things from the Lord are for our greater good and lead to maturity, greater faith, and a fuller joy. We should never be […]

So, You Want to be Great?

Greetings from Camiri, My parents and I returned to Bolivia early last week, thankful to be home after several long flights and layovers. We are quickly getting back into our regular activities here, be it at the Bible School, at the local church, or visiting with friends. Looks like we missed the majority of winter […]

A Legacy: In Memory of Gene Train

Gene Train, a longtime missionary, teacher, visionary, and school administrator passed away this morning after a life well spent serving God. Tonight there will be a service to remember him, and many, many in Camiri, Bolivia are working hard already to prepare to commemorate a great man. He was well known in our part of Bolivia, having […]

“Rags Unto Riches” (Daily Devotional)

Today’s Reading: Revelation 21-2. (Context: Two of the most descriptive passages on heaven are scripted by the Apostle John, with as much insight and color as he can bear give us. It is a fitting way to close Scripture, whose purpose is to go from “Paradise Lost” to “Paradise Regained”, as the entire Book hinges on […]