Category Archives: Colombia

My Radio Interview on Archaeology in Cali, Colombia

I was in Colombia for most of this month and had the privilege one morning to discuss archaeology on a live radio program in the city of Cali. The one-hour special broadcast was entirely in Spanish but seemed to go … Continue reading

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Bogotá, Colombia: Not Tacos and Tropics, but “Eternal Spring”

I arrived in Bogotá last night to begin a two-week trip in Colombia. I’ll be presenting Bible lessons for a number of churches here and in the city of Ibagué. This is perhaps my sixteenth or seventeenth visit to this … Continue reading

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Successful reenactment of Peter on the Sea of Galilee (Video)

Nestor Bermudez, one of the members of my group in Israel this summer, asked me to video him walking ankle-deep in the Sea of Galilee. Thus, his unwitting demonstration of Peter in Matthew 14:22-33 was preserved for years to come. See … Continue reading

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We Made it to Israel

All nine of us made it to Rome and caught the connecting flight to Tel Aviv. We’re in our hotel in Netanya resting up for the new day tomorrow. Everything went smoothly except for our flight out of Rome being … Continue reading

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To Colombia…

I have arrived in Bogotá, Colombia for a two-week visit with Christians in this country. Temps are to range from the mid-low 70’s to the upper 40’s in Bogotá – perfect! The trip will be divided between here and the … Continue reading

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Jaime Restrepo’s Report (with lots of photos)

Jaime Restrepo, the evangelist in Manizales, Colombia, has posted his report for June-July on his website. (It is in Spanish but if you click on “Reportes” you can read his reports in English.) Jaime’s report has information on the Encuentro and … Continue reading

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The Encuentro in their own words

Here is an excerpt from an email sent by a Colombian Christian regarding the Encuentro, specifically about young people from poverty-stricken areas near the border with Ecuador. The kids from Nariño were happy, because it was an extraordinary experience for them. Brother Gustavo called me and commented that … Continue reading

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What did we do all week?

We did a lot of spiritually related things at the Encuentro as well as sports, competitions and various “camp” activities. Here is our group photo from the Encuentro in Colombia. I taught a “New Hymns” class: I also taught a Chorus class, where … Continue reading

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Back and Recouperating

We got back to the States yesterday evening more or less intact.  This week has been a bit hard due to (in no particular order): A separated a/c power cable for my computer, forcing me to survive off my remaining … Continue reading

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Spiritual Highlights – Baptisms

The purpose of the Encuentro was to create a spiritual atmosphere where young people can grow and benefit from each other’s company, and from the company of mature adult Christians.  Sports, games and other activities are a natural part of being together in one place for … Continue reading

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