Click on the cool video below. This is of one of our students working with indigenous groups in Talamanca, Costa Rica. It's in Spanish, but focuses on the foundations work in lowering infant mortality and poverty rates. Jessica en Talamanca
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This past December 11th students from ESEPA participated in the 2009 graduation. It was especially exciting to hand diplomas out to a number of students I have worked with over the past 2 1/2 years. Graduation makes all of the work worth it! A number of our graduates are preparing for full-time service in missions … Continue reading ESEPA Graduation
I seem to be finding less and less time to keep family and friends up to date on our work here in Costa Rica and Latin America. But I wanted to share a few thoughts from my time in Chile. Back in December, in representation of ESEPA, I was invited to join a number of … Continue reading News on HCD Chile Meetings
We recently wrapped up missions weeks at ESEPA. What a great week it was with William Taylor of the World Evangelical Alliance. William Taylor was born here in Costa Rica and taught for a number of years at a Seminary in Guatemala as an adult. He is a well known author and speaker so we … Continue reading Missions Week at ESEPA
Children At Risk School (CRS) The aim of the CRS is to provide an avenue for people called to this area of ministry, which will develop their skills and passions, so that they can effectively use them to touch God and disciple Nations. Goal: To multiply leaders who will champion the cause of children through … Continue reading YWAM Children at Risk School – Check it out!
Recently the students from a class I was teaching called "Holistic Mission to Children at Risk" hosted an exciting forum focused on the place of the church in engaging with child rights issues. It turned out to be an interesting evening with a number of great speakers including Desiree Segura-April of Fuller Seminary and Alfredo … Continue reading Children at Risk Forum on Child Rights
This past Saturday the family piled into the van and took off for Cerro de Muerte (mountain on death) to track down some Resplendent Quetzales. According to Tyler we found "puma tracks," but no quetzales. This just gives us the opportunity to go back. In addition to our family hike we found a zipline for … Continue reading In Search of the Elusive Resplendent Quetzal
I often get the question: "How is your dissertation coming along?" Despite absolutely loving my topic on street children, empowerment and Christian reponse in Latin America, the following comic is (thanks to Bill Gardner-fellow doctoral student), while exagerated, not all that far from the truth. Well okay, maybe a little funny. . . I just … Continue reading Comic relief? Don’t think so . . .
Family picture from a recent outing....