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July 28, 2015. With God we are protected.



TUESDAY Today’s devotion focused on the servant’s heart. Working with your gifts through humility as opposed to selfishness. The Team discussed what it means to be “great” in the sense of God’s kingdom versus greatness in the eyes of people. We read Mark 10:42-45, Philippians 2:3-7, and John 13:12-17.  After a delicious breakfast and a […]

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St. John’s Women’s Spring Salad Supper



Spring Salad Supper

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Additional Monday Photos



Some additional photos to enjoy from Rachel Hinshaw, Rhonda Abeling and the Eytalis’. Click any photo for a larger version. Follow this link for all Ecuador journal entries | Follow this link to donate to the mission work

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July 27, 2015. Busting backs and being upstaged.



MONDAY Today’s morning began with devotion, song, and breakfast at 7:30 AM. Bob Hinshaw led the devotion, focusing on our spiritual gifts and how God has a specific gift or talent for each of us. Bob read from Corinthians 12:4-7 & 12, Ephesians 2:10, and 1 Peter 4:10-11. The Team grew even closer as we […]

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Ecuador Pictures From The Weekend



Technical issues slowed down the posting of these photos but here they are all the way from remote Ecuador! Special thanks to Mike and Mabel Lux for sending these wonderful photos. Click any picture for a larger version. Saturday Pictures Sunday Pictures

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July 26, 2015. Up to 12,000 feet



SUNDAY Today we awoke for a late breakfast at 8:30 am. We skipped devotion this morning since we attended church in the evening. The group sang “10,000 Reasons” and then practiced some of the lyrics of the Spanish version “Diez Mil Razones,” before heading out to explore the Sunday market. The Sunday market is a […]

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July 25, 2015. Ecuadorian Independence



SATURDAY Waking bright and early, Team Ecuador 2015 gathered for devotion and song at 8:00 AM. Rhonda Abeling led the devotion, reading from Matthew 28:18-20 and John 20:21. The Team then engaged in conversation, sharing their thoughts on what our experiences have been with God’s call to service. It was a great opportunity for the […]

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July 24, 2015. Cardio Based Travel



FRIDAY After battling through a hectic day of travel that demanded everyone to work in a little cardio to catch a plane in Miami, Team Ecuador arrived safely in Guayaquil, Ecuador. There’s nothing better than some physical activity in the Florida humidity for some team bonding. Although 8 minutes late and missing Korey’s (my) personal […]

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