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We made it to Bluefields!

March 12, 2012 3 comments

Greetings from Bluefields!   We arrived safely yesterday afternoon. On Saturday evening we had a wonderful ministry supper with Edgar- the leader of the BIC Nicaragua Churches (kind of like our Bishop). It was great to hear what is happening here in Nicaragua with the 103 Nicaraguan BIC churches. He asked that we pray for […]

Chinandega Sunday – Day 9 – January 16, 2011

January 20, 2011 No comments yet

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Chinandega Saturday – Day 8 – January 15, 2011

January 16, 2011 1 comment

Wow! What a day! It’s 10 pm and we’ve just arrived back at the Hotel San Jose to marvel at the new found relationships and the unexpected God moments that each of us has experienced this week! We spent the last 3 hours at the home of Pastor German, under a perfectly clear starlit night, […]

Chinandega Friday – Day 7 – January 14, 2011

January 15, 2011 1 comment

Our morning began with us meeting at Pastor German’s church to admire the completed handiwork of the team at the church. The roof looks great! The guys then took the van and supplies over to Pastor German’s house to continue the painting of the visiting room while the ladies settled in for a time of […]

Chinandega Thursday – Day 6 – January 13, 2011

January 14, 2011 6 comments

The morning began with some of the men finishing up the roof of the Sunday school rooms while the rest of them headed over to Pastor German’s house to begin painting the walls of the visiting room of his house. The women stayed behind at the church to pray before going into the community. Yesterday […]

Chinandega Wednesday – Day 5 – January 12, 2011

January 13, 2011 5 comments

This morning when we arrived at the church, Johana, the aunt of the premature twin baby boys was waiting to take us to their home. The tiny infants lay on a bed under mosquito netting in a cardboard hut supported by wooden polls. The mother placed the babies in our arms and we began to […]

Chinandega Tuesday – Day 4 – January 11, 2011

January 13, 2011 No comments yet

Our day began with a group breakfast and then it was off to the church for another day of painting. Today we painted the purlins, which the galvanized steel roof will be attached to. The Nicaraguan construction crew has been welding the rafters (channels we painted yesterday) together and, began welding it to the re-bar. […]

Chinandega Monday – Day 3 – January 10, 2011

January 13, 2011 No comments yet

We woke to another beautiful morning in Chinandega; not a cloud in the sky. Consensus was that last night, everyone slept really well and woke feeling refreshed; even Jim who normally sleeps in short increments had the pleasure of 4 solid hours of sleep. We gathered at 7:15 for a leisurely breakfast and were off […]

Chinandega Sunday – Day 2 – January 9, 2011

January 13, 2011 No comments yet

What an awesome second day in Nicaragua. After a long day of travel we were all refreshed with a good nights sleep and awoke to a beautiful morning and enjoyed the start of the day with a great buffet breakfast  trying some of the tasty local foods. Our first challenge came trying to squeeze our […]

Phone Call Update – January 12, 2011

January 12, 2011 2 comments

Around 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday Pastor Daleen Charles called and had a short conversation with Marshall Poe via phone. The area is still without internet, but they are hoping that it will be restored tomorrow. The team will send back photos & stories as soon as it is restored. Apparently they are waiting for a […]

Update – January 10, 2011

January 10, 2011 6 comments

We have received word that the team has been unable to post photos and updates to the blog because of a major internet server issue. Internet connectivity is down in all of Chinadega and Leon. The problem is being worked on and hopefully we will see an update soon. Stay tuned to the blog for […]

Managua – We have arrived – January 8, 2011

January 9, 2011 6 comments

After a long day’s journey our happy little band of travelers arrived safely in Managua around 9:30 pm and got checked into the hotel by 10:30. All connections and flights went smoothly and according to schedule. Our nearly three hour layover in Houston gave us the opportunity to enjoy an early dinner at one of […]

Snowy Chinandega Team Departure

January 8, 2011 2 comments

On a snowy Saturday morning January 8, 2011 a team from Pequea Church gathered to leave for a 10 day journey to Chinandega Nicaragua. A group of family, friends, and people from the congregation gathered together to pray and encourage the team as they weighted there suitcases for the last time, loaded them in the […]

The work continues

January 15, 2010 1 comment

As reported in our last post from El Viejo the team left Marshal Poe in Nicaragua until his flight on Wednesday. Marshall arrived home safely yesterday and has sent us a few more photos from the continued work in El Viejo. As you can see in the photos the wall being built at the front […]


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