Gracias por la vida

Gracias por la vida

As part of worship every Sunday in Remedios, there is a time designated during the service for members of the congregation to participate in a “love offering.” Instead of passing an offering plate around the room, members make their way to the front of the room,...
So, what?

So, what?

This week, our El Salvador Global Mission Team is at work with our friends and partners in the communities surrounding Ahuachapan. This post was written by Charlie Shaffner. We are hustling back to the van in the pouring rain after an exhaustive day of pickaxing,...
The Actual Work

The Actual Work

This week, our El Salvador Global Mission Team is at work with our friends and partners in the communities surrounding Ahuachapan. This post was written by Laura Monk and Lindsay Griffin. It’s Day Three of our official work week (but day five away from Charlotte)  in...
Seeing Beyond Borders

Seeing Beyond Borders

This week, our El Salvador Global Mission Team is at work with our friends and partners in the communities surrounding Ahuachapan. This post was written by Chip Cooke. Although preparations began almost a year ago, this past Saturday marked the beginning of yet...
You Are Most Welcome

You Are Most Welcome

Follow along with eight disciples as they travel to Bududa, Uganda to work with our partners at the Bududa Learning Center.  To experience so many intense, passionate emotions in one day seemed unfathomable… until today. As the newest members of the Uganda MPPC...
No Such Thing as a ‘Typical Day’

No Such Thing as a ‘Typical Day’

Follow along with eight disciples as they travel to Bududa, Uganda to work with our partners at the Bududa Learning Center.  I am often asked to describe a typical day on a mission trip and quite honestly, I wrestle with how to answer this question. How do I describe...
Leg Ball, Anyone?

Leg Ball, Anyone?

Follow along with eight disciples as they travel to Bududa, Uganda to work with our partners at the Bududa Learning Center. What a day we had in Bududa! After a glorious hike the ‘back way’ to school, we experienced a school assembly, which is an entirely different...
We Love You, Too

We Love You, Too

“We love you, too. Come back soon.” That parting phrase from Robert, the COO of the Bududa Learning Center, slipped past me at first. He’d caught a ride with us to Mbale, so when he hopped out I stuck my arm out the window and said “We love you, Robert!” His reply,...