Driving through the sloppy, wet, muddy "roads" of small villages in Northern Mexico is always an adventure...until you get stuck...again (I wasn't driving this time so at least I was off the hook for the jokes). Our village consisted of lots of standing water and mud everywhere. Our time in the Suburban consisted of a … Continue reading Advancing While Stuck – Recap and Photos from Recent N Mex Church Planting Trip
Tomorrow morning I will lead our church planting team into Northern Mexico for our first trip of this training year. This year will be different than last in that we will be based in Village CO* where we have an active church plant going. Our goal in Village CO will be to further encourage and … Continue reading First Mex Church Planting Trip of New Training Year
We had a great time in Mexico this week! One of the highlights was having several villages our teams minister in come together in Village EZ to worship in song, around the Word, and enjoy fellowship around the table together. It was beautiful to see brothers and sisters in Christ from Mexico and the US enjoying our … Continue reading Photo recap of our time in Mexico
Amazed but not surprised are the feelings I, my family, Garry Weaver (Dir of Field Training) and the rest of my church planting team have been experiencing over the last week or so. Amazed by God's goodness and rapid work in village CD but not surprised that He does great things for His kingdom. Let me … Continue reading INCREDIBLE!!! A Church is (re)Born in N Mexico!!!!!
7:00 AM Monday morning a team of us from the Center for Pioneer Church Planting will be heading down to Oaxaca, MX to work with the team of missionaries from To Every Tribe that are already down there. We will spend some time in Oaxaca City as well as in one of the mountain villages among some of the … Continue reading Oaxaca, here we come! Pics and a Prayer Calendar
So there we are in small fishing village in Northern Mexico, freshly trained, working in a very small building into which we squeezed 4 tables to operate on and as I am working on my patient's teeth I see a small pig walk in the door with it's owner. As I stared into my patient's mouth … Continue reading Recap/Pics from the dental clinic
Searching for cavities, cleaning out decay, and putting fillings in - all things I never thought I would be doing as part of gospel ministry. But here I am preparing to take part in a dental clinic in village ML in Northern Mexico tomorrow through Sunday. Perhaps one of the coolest parts of this trip is that it … Continue reading Open up and say ahhh…Dental Training
Teaching a class every Monday, preaching at To Every Tribe chapel every Tuesday, leading a mentoring group, developing/overseeing the new mentoring program for the Center for Pioneer Church Planting (CPCP), leading a church planting team in Northern Mexico, attending some of the classes in the CPCP, working with new friends who live in the Valley … Continue reading Spinning Heads and Mexico Prep
Whenever I have imagined our first missionary trip into Village EZ in Mexico - the village we will be ministering over the next two years - several images would come to mind - the beautiful people who were created in God's image yet do not know Him, laughing with them, loving them, crying with them, sharing the gospel with them, … Continue reading Not What I Imagined…Ingrid
"Am I making a difference? Will people's lives be any different because I worked here? Have I made an impact for the gospel? What will my legacy be with those who know me?" Have you ever had these questions pop into your head regarding the impact you are having for the gospel at your job? … Continue reading Did I have an impact?