Do you have the SKE or needgreater goal? Many of us often do. But it's a big step that can be scary to commit to. Often, one of the biggest things to hold is back is the fear of the unknown, specifically, "how will I support myself financially?" Let me help you find the answer … Continue reading Supporting Yourself Financially While Abroad
We have finally arrived in Bolivia! Our first day in the country included a trip to Bethel, which we had reserved ahead of time. Since we flew into Santa Cruz de la Sierra, where the branch is located, we decided to make the most of our time there. After this, we'll be continuing on to … Continue reading Bolivia Bethel
So, the day arrived. We traveled from Costa Rica to Perú and from Perú to Bolivia. Here's a small clip. You can totally see how my energy level dropped by the time we actually arrived. But can you blame me? It was 1:30 a.m. Here was Betty's update too. As mentioned, we'll stay in Tarija … Continue reading Country-hopping
Guys, I can't believe it's come so soon! This month is wrapping up and with it, our stay in Costa Rica. I mentioned in a previous post the delicious food we've gotten to try here. We got to make lots of good friends that we'll miss dearly! And animal friends too. We've made some even … Continue reading Costa Rica Wrap-Up
So, in a previous post, we mentioned the local friends took us on a trip. We wanted to expand a bit on the trip sharing a few more pictures and videos and explaining what it was like. As most of you know, we decided to come to Costa Rica to try boat witnessing in a … Continue reading Trip to Golfito
When someone goes to serve to another country, it can be hard to be balanced. Some tend to go the touristic route. They choose a country because they've always wanted to go there or they want to visit a cool destination within that country. This tourist will usually spend his/her spare time going from one … Continue reading Balance
We often have great experiences due entirely to being part of a worldwide family. This occasion was like that. In August of 2019, our congregation back home was one of the ones that was invited to the international convention in Houston (in Spanish). We weren't one of the actual Houston congregations so we weren't assigned … Continue reading What a Small World!
Making the decision to go abroad isn't always easy. Sure, there's those that jump for the chance. I don't blame them at all. But something you have to remember is that it isn't always easy. There will be sacrifices to make. You have to leave behind your comfort zone. You leave behind your family, your … Continue reading Encouraging friends
Hi everyone! I know I've mentioned a few things that surprised me upon arriving to Costa Rica. It would be weird if nothing was different from home. But I think Costa Rica really has shown me a lot of cool things. For example, I've learned how to bike witness. Back home, we live in a … Continue reading Bicycle Witnessing
It's not strange to come across various fruits out and about in Costa Rica. Many times, you can eat fruit so fresh that you see it picked out of the tree. So, when they handed over a coconut, I wasn't too surprised to see it was still green. What did surprise me was to learn … Continue reading Are you coconuts?!