Monthly Archives: July 2011

Adios amigos

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Leaving Peru

Goodbyes are always hard. Even more so in an effusively affectionate culture. It’s been 12 years since my first visit and two years since my most recent visit to be with our Lutheran brothers and sisters in Christ in Perú. … Continue reading

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Cuzco

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Peru photos

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Cuzco

Talitha Kum is a Lutheran Church named after Jesus words from the story in Mark 5:37ff. Led by women, this church is aptly named: Little Girl Rise Up! They are completing the third floor of their facility. When the project … Continue reading

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Perú

Thank y’all for your prayers. Our group of 27 from the Gulf Coast Synod is doing well. The interactions with the churches here have been very affectionate. We have 11 from Christ the King Houston, 3 from Tree of Life … Continue reading

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Perú

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Romans 5:1-5

1 Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we[a] have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, 2 through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we[b] boast in … Continue reading

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24Jacob was left alone; and a man wrestled with him until daybreak. Genesis 32

For all those who have wrestled with God, and the things of God through the night.

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Pastor Pedro Bullón’s point at worship today in Lima

What would you do if you knew a store had a winning lottery ticket for $1 million? What would you be willing to give for that? How much? Everything? This is like the kingdom of God. Worth everything. The kingdom … Continue reading

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