Nine lessons from Nine Years in Nicaragua

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For the past nine years, the Lord has allowed me to take high school students and their parents to Nicaragua for week-long mission trips. Here are nine things I have learned over those nine years:   The Gospel can take a long time to grow. I remember faces more than names at the school in […]

The Forgotten Missionary

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I wrote this post 2 years ago, but I want to say it again. My wife is my hero. I’m 20,000 feet above somewhere between Nashville and Phoenix, making last minute tweaks to sermon notes, bible studies, and daily schedules. There are 23 others aboard this plane who should be reading their travel devotion and […]

The Highways and the Byways

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“And the master said to the servant, ‘Go out to the highways and hedges and compel people to come in, that my house may be filled.’” (Luke 14:23) The story I’m about to tell you was seen through many eyes; mine only catching the end. Our mission team began the day delivering food boxes in five […]

Monday in Nicaragua

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Today we got to teach over 800 kids at La Panama that Jesus is both God and Savior! Check out our highlight video below: Tomorrow we go to a brand new school, so please pray for a welcomed reception and for God to shine through us. Hold the rope Hardin.

Sunday in Nicaragua

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It’s always encouraging spending time with family. Today our family was multi-ethic, multi-linguistic, multi-cultural, yet bonded through the blood of Jesus Christ. Today we sang in different voices (and words), yet we sang with one voice the story of our redeemer and of his old rugged cross. Today we saw the family of God, red, […]