The first Growing the Church Conference In Nicaragua

One pastor in a small Nicaraguan town that we have never visited  got word that our small team was coming to Nicaragua in March of 2015.

He heard we would teach a conference using the material in the book Growing the Church in the Power of the Holy Spirit: Seven Principles of Dynamic Cooperation.


He had heard about the book from his brother, who is a pastor we work with in Nicaragua.

You’ll be surprised by what he did next. . .  [Read more…]

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God will use our past for His work in the future

Who would have ever thought?

I shake my head in amazement and awe at the God driven coincidences with regards to the expansion of our ministry vision after 7 years in Panama.

God will use our past for His work in the future.

During our 7 years in Panama, we gave ourselves away in the raising up of a church for immigrants – Buenas Nuevas Panama.

Leaving Buenas Nuevas Panama as a result of our mission expansion was difficult to do. We had a great good bye party and were sent off with lots of prayer to step into our new work. [Read more…]

There are not enough prayer slots!

Last month, you may have followed the story of my return to Nicaragua to work with Area Directors for Young Life Central America.

Nearly 50 leaders from six countries gathered for an intense time of skill development, ministry training, and encouragement.

Quick game: Find me in this picture!  Go!   [Read more…]

Would you join us in prayer for this trip?

On Sunday morning, Chris will return to Nicaragua to continue investing in the leaders who work with Young Life Central America.

This week is their annual camp for Area Directors, a chance where they can receive ministry and ongoing education after spending the last year ministering to kids.  It’s a time to seek renewed vision, refreshed passion, and some private time to deal with their own stuff before the Lord.

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