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Colombia Trip 2011

It was a joy to be back on the island and in the community.  You can read the posts about the trip here.  My full photos can be found on the photo page, under the Colombia 2011 set or here.

Mission Video

Sarah Costello from my church did this video to explain what is done at the mission […] Read More

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Thoughts About and From The Trip

The first is a word that the Lord gave me as we were riding on a boat on day 2. Sojourning In The Land The second is an article written by Mark Fox the pastor and one of the elders of my church (Antioch) It’s better than Disney World A blog post written by Karen […] Read More

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Day 8 – Leaving the Island and Cartagena Trip

Saturday morning was sad.  It is always hard to leave family and that is what most of us feel about the staff and community around Proyecto Libertad.  We talked, took photos and left the  island to head to Cartagena. Once in the city, we checked into the hotel, had lunch and  relaxed.  That evening we […] Read More

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Day 7 – Painting and A Celebration

On Friday, we painted as much of the compound as we had paint for.  It was such a joy to see the place we care so much for looking bright and cheery.  It will hopefully be a blessing to the staff, community and other teams that come to work. The afternoon we carried water in […] Read More

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Day 6 – Cliffs, Mission Painting & Cell Group

Around the side of the island from the big fort are cliffs where the team likes to go to jump off.  The group has to go in the morning so they are not interfering with fishermen.  The group enjoyed diving off several points at the cliffs. In the afternoon most of the group worked in […] Read More

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Day 5 – Painting, Cistern Work & Fort Tour

OK I don’t have any photos of the work during the day for good reason.  I was using the Fox family’s video camera and Vic Costello’s camera to capture the work.  The floor and wall base forms were poured in concrete.  The rest of the group started cleaning and painting on the staff/women’s quarters. That […] Read More

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Day 4 – Painting Begins & Cistern Work

Most of the team went over to the feeding center.  With the climate on the island pain degrades and mildews quick.  We scrapped the walls and repainted them.  Vic Costello also worked on cleaning and protecting a mural done by Dale Johnson (and our team) 2 years ago. At the same time part of the […] Read More

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Day 3 – Let The Work Begin & Conference

The whole team went to the cistern site.  This cistern will serve the mission clinic, feeding center and eventual housing for medical teams. We finished digging out the hole to make it square.  We then put down the rebar grid for the floor. That afternoon we enjoy the dance styling of the Michael Jackson of […] Read More

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Day 2 – Relaxation and Fellowship

On Sunday, We went to Cocoliso Resort Island.  We had a great time of relaxing.  It is a nice way to get used to the climate and unwind after a day of travel.  That evening we had fun around the mission […] Read More

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We headed out from RDU to Miami to Cartagena to Bocachica. It was a long day but so good to be heading back to Proyecto Libertad the mission in the island community of Bocachica.  We had a team of 20 with most of us returning.  This was my 4th trip.           […] Read More

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