Digging our first well

Fanta WellMy team and I were thrilled to dig our first well.

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Costa Rica brothel…those worth loving

brothel blogI’d like to give you a short update of our time yesterday ministering at a brothel.  This certain brothel is connected to a casino and hotel where people travel from all over the world to participate in legal prostitution. My friend and I went during daylight hours, parked a few blocks away and walked through the city streets towards this tall pink building.  As we got closer Continue reading

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Adventures in NYC

NYCI just got back from ministering to Ivy League students and it was such a wonderful trip! I will never forget waking up at 6am Easter morning to baptize students in the pool of the Marriott Continue reading

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AMAZING!

 

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Gordon MacKenzie, chief creative revolutionary at Hallmark Cards, retired after 30 years to become an artist-in-residence in the Overton Park public schools in Kansas. He describes in his book Orbiting the Giant Hairball how he asked every group of first graders the question, Continue reading

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Excited about April trip

Nefaious pictureI’m getting really excited about this upcoming trip! I always look forward to going back to Costa Rica but this trip in particular I have such great expectations for. We will be flying in a lady from Nefarious who has spoken to governments all over the world about Continue reading

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Vision Cards on the way…

Prayer Card for WebI’m excited about the vision for our Creative Arts Center that is coming together. Working on the business plan, going to school and planning for our Mar/Apr Costa Rica trip is keeping me busy. Continue reading

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Dreaming again

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Today I met with some friends in Redding who are starting a business selling whole sale products from Costa Rica on an online storefront and donate the proceeds to the Arts Center. I am more and more amazed at how this project has been Continue reading

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Planning with purpose

CutieToday I spent the afternoon with a dear friend, Nicole Thurman who came with me on this recent trip. Nicole, and a very small team of people successfully rescued over fifty girls out of
trafficking in Hawaii and helped to change two laws. She has Continue reading

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Back to school

SU-iconAfter such a great trip it has been a bit hard to settle back into life as usual at home. I’m back in the classroom now as well as working on the business plan for the creative arts center and interning with Hands That Touch. Continue reading

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Meet Adela

La CarpioWe landed in Costa Rica with great expectation! The team that came on this short trip was absolutely phenomenal. We had people flying in from all over the nation to join in this adventure. In our first week we spent most of our time in trash dumps and surrounding barrios among the poorest of the poor. One of my favorite testimonies from our time there was meeting a grandma named Adela….

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