Category Archives: Colombia

Encuentro – Day 2

I fell asleep Sunday night listening to heavy rain outside the cabin.  There was no glass in the window and there was no thunder, which made the rainfall utterly relaxing.  The pleasant temperature only enhanced the experience.  I have rarely … Continue reading

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Encuentro – Day 1

This post is 1-1/2 days later than originally planned, but I’ve been battling congestion, cough and fever since Friday afternoon while finishing up two Spanish lessons for worship this morning in Bogota. The Encuentro began last Sunday afternoon following what was … Continue reading

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We’re back

The Encuentro finished up this afternoon after lunch.  We could not actually get away until 5:00 p.m. but we’re in our hotel in Manizales, catching some zzz’s and prepping for what is next. I don’t have time to post much … Continue reading

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D minus 1

This our last ‘normal’ day for a while.  Tonight we will meet with the Manizales church for two hours.  I have been asked to lead songs for the first hour and someone else (I don’t yet know who) will present a … Continue reading

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What is the Encuentro?

For those who may be wondering about this 250-person “Encuentro” mentioned in previous posts, your questions will now be answered. The New Testament church was established in Colombia 31 years ago.  Today there are 43 faithful congregations throughout the country.  That … Continue reading

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Day Tripper

Although we were coming off a long day everyone was up, fed and ready to head out by 8:15 Wednesday morning.  Our entire group of 15 went with Jaime Restrepo to see the Encuentro site.  The pictures I had seen … Continue reading

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You say Goodbye, I say Hello.

Or is is the other way around?  This first post is to announce that I’m leaving the country. In just a few hours my wife, Melanie, and I and our two children, Laura and Caleb, are flying to Colombia with 12 … Continue reading

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