We have been in Argentina for a year and a half. A lot has happened in a year and a half, including learning a new language. One of the frequent questions that we get from people is concerning our kids. They frequently want to know how our kids have adapted to life in Argentina. Although they … Continue reading Video update from the kids
I (Danica) had come to enjoy the wealth of resources that were available to me and my family in the United States. If I wanted to find a children’s book, Bible or devotional to disciple my kids, I had a world of choices to pick from. I loved to spend time reading reviews and selecting … Continue reading The Power of a Book
At the end of Jan, I had the chance to travel to Cachi, Argentina to participate in some ministry with our local church in Cordoba. Here are some of my reflections that I wrote a blog for that was originally posted on https://thecrecerfoundation.org. This is a wonderful organization that is working to develop and plant … Continue reading Reflections from ministry in Northern Argentina.
Our main goal in 2018 was language learning and cultural acquisition. And as we have learned and observed Argentina in general, I (Eric) have also made three main observations about the church here as well. And out of these observations have arisen goals for 2019 that we are excited to see implemented, Lord willing. There is … Continue reading Building Strong Churches in 2019
We originally posted our article on Reaching And Teaching blog. http://reachingandteaching.org/2018/12/the-blessings-of-raising-kids-overseas.html Eight months ago, our previously homeschooled English-speaking boys started school at an Argentine all-Spanish speaking public school. We thought it would be difficult, however, we were not fully prepared for all of the emotions that they would experience for the first few months. Transitioning … Continue reading Finishing school
Though we do have our cultural ups-and-downs, we are extremely grateful for our new home, experiences and friends here in Argentina. Here is a list of a dozen things that we are coming to love about this country. These things are new, fun and different for us coming from our American mindset. In no particular order... … Continue reading A Dozen Things We Love About Argentina!
We have been in Argentina for almost 6 months now, and have been progressing in our Spanish. But there is more to learn in the areas of language and culture, and it feels like we are on the bottom half of a huge flight of stairs… I can imagine that you have or will have “foreigners” in … Continue reading 5 Ways to Minister to the “Foreigner” In Your Life
Learning a new language is an incredible experience full of surprises, challenges, and rewards. Since Danica and I are spending our first year in Argentina focusing full-time on language learning, we have encountered plenty of those challenges and surprises. So we thought we would share seven of the biggest surprises. We feel like we are … Continue reading 7 Surprising Observations about Learning a New Language
The Abisrors have been abroad for three months! And though three months is not long in the grand scheme of things, we want to share some of our initial observations of living here in Argentina. In the past, we had the joy of traveling overseas for a few weeks for vacation and even for short-term missions. But … Continue reading The Joys and Challenges of Life in Argentina (Pt. 1)
Here is the second part of our blog "The Joys & Challenges of Living Argentina." Be sure to revisit the first part if you missed it. We love our new life in Argentina! And we are grateful to see God working in us Romans 5:1-5. Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace … Continue reading The Joys & Challenges Of Life in Argentina (Pt. 2)