Tweets from the past week…

by Jim on 8 January 2017

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Our first Three King’s Day in Mexico, ten years ago today, was spent with friends and fellow missionaries the Thiessens. Here we are in our kitchen in Cuernavaca with our rosca (the traditional cake of the day). I believe atole was also on the menu. For more about the traditions of this day, check out my original post: The Cottrills and the Magi

Cottrills and Thiessens 2007Above you see Peter and Grace, with their youngest Ivory and their boys Ivan and Ira. Sadly, less than a month ago, Peter passed away suddenly, due to complications related to a ruptured appendix. I’m sure the family would appreciate your prayers.

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What’s Going on in Mexico (is it about gasoline?)

5 January 2017 Mexico

So you may have heard that a lot of people here in Mexico are hoppin’ mad. The immediate issue is that gas prices have gone up – but that’s only part of it. Basically, the gas prices have been a great distraction from the previous scape goat – whose initials are DT. But the problems […]

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The Most Popular Posts of 2016 (hint: it’s about plumbing)

31 December 2016 Popular posts

At this time of year, I like to look back to see which posts have been the most popular. Not that that many people are reading nowadays, but it’s a fun way to look back over the past 12 months. So, let’s see. The first popular post of the year, and actually the most popular […]

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Tweets 17-30 December 2016

31 December 2016 Twitter

The video I posted earlier isn’t available. So here’s another one – Canada’s national bird – the winner is…. ow.ly/qtfv307dCjN (17 December 2016) Heading to see the “Coro Unido de Puebla” 🎼 ow.ly/NqDg307dROn (17 December 2016) In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son […]

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Daily Bible Reading: Another Idea for You

30 December 2016 Devotional and Bible

I haven’t talked much about what I’ve been doing for Bible reading this past year, but since I’ve really been enjoying it I thought I would share. Now before I explain, I should say one thing. If you haven’t done it before, I would recommend you start by reading through the Bible – either from […]

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