It's currently 93 degrees Fahrenheit outside. Or should I say, 33 degrees...Celcius... If I didn't add the celsius part, it might sound more "normal" to my ears. But the hot sun shining outside my window reminds me that we live in the southern hemisphere. It's almost summer here...and it's almost Christmas too! It all feels … Continue reading Normal, Not-So-Normal Christmas
We recently had Josiah share some of his thoughts about living in Argentina as a ¨Missionary Kid¨or ¨MK.¨ If you haven't read it, check it out here. Here is the second part of this blog from the perspectives of Jackson (age 8) and Isaac (age 6). We asked them similar questions and then wrote down … Continue reading Missionary Kids Q&A Continued…
Josiah, our oldest son, recently took the time to sit down and type out some responses to questions that we wrote out for him. We think you will enjoy his responses and be interested in what God is doing in his life here. Thanks for being involved in the life of our family! So here … Continue reading Missionary Kid Q&A
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