Get Lost

Roberto and I have been developing a friendship.  Since I have arrived in León, Nicaragua, we’ve been working together doing urban ministry trainings in different locations throughout the city.  Our mode of travel is Roberto’s motorbike. He drives and I hop on the back of that two wheeler and we make it work.  Nicaragua is…

A Greater Whole

What does it mean to be a part of the church?  To many that is probably a familiar question.  But, I wonder, how often do we reflect on what it means to be a part of the global church?  We read in the book of Romans God’s admonishment through the Apostle Paul, “For by the…

God’s Country

It’s hot everyday.  And everyday it’s humid so that you don’t want to move or even turn your head.  You sweat enough just by sitting still.  The doors and windows stay open, allowing whatever breeze may fall to pass through the home.  You try and find a place between the shadows and the chance to…

International, Latin-American, God

I feel… international. I’m not sure if that qualifies as an emotion, but its what I’m feeling right now. I’ve crossed by bus through two customs/immigration check points in the past ten hours, traveling form Nicaragua to Costa Rica. My wallet now has three different currencies in its folds; dollars, córdobas, and colones. Bright pinks,…