Real Life

by Jim on 26 January 2015

We’ve definitely been experiencing real life lately! Sometimes we wish we weren’t! :) I guess it depends on how you define it.

Pozole with TeresaLast week we picked up Teresa from the airport, and have been enjoying our time with her. Here’s one of the many times when we’ve enjoyed Mexican food together – our first stop was for pozole, a wonderful hearty soup.

We also spent some time doing a little site-seeing and introducing Teresa to Mexican culture – and, as always, learning more ourselves!

I’ve enjoyed some great opportunities to talk about “real life” with people lately. For example, last week Teresa was a help at the last minute – staying with Hannah and Nathanael while Shari and I went to a wake. The mother of one of our friends passed away, and I was asked to speak to the friends and family who were gathered.

In case you’re wondering, I talked about 1Corinthians 15:55-58. Death is bad – which is why we need victory over it. And that victory comes only to believers in the Saviour, Jesus Christ. For us, the good we do can live into eternity. Real life.

Speaking of doing good, Jessica was out at the community centre in Jesús María tonight, teaching a painting class to over 20 eager students, including Hannah. They were painting our local iconic volcanoes. Looks like it was a lot of fun!

Painting class with Jessica

We’re also working frantically on some home school issues – we appreciate your prayers as we try to find solutions to various issues. And I’m looking forward to leading a special service on Sunday, all about … well, I won’t spoil the surprise.


“Pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out labourers into his harvest” (Matthew 9:38)! There are still so many in Mexico and around the world who need to hear. Will you pray? And maybe help make it happen?

Camino Global Canada is looking for volunteers who will pray, gather others who can pray, and talk to potential “labourers” about opportunities with Camino Global at churches, schools and missions conferences.

If you’re interested in helping in this way, let us know and we can send you the complete job description.


Tweets 3 January – 14 January

17 January 2015 Twitter

This excellent Spanish-English dictionary app is free this weekend only! (3 January 2015) Behold, I send my messenger, and he will prepare the way before me. And the Lord whom you seek will suddenly come to his temple ~Malachi 3:1 (5 January 2015) You look around, and wish people would have more grace. You […]

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Remembering Mrs. G

15 January 2015 Misc

We recently received the sad news that Kitty Anna Griffiths, known around the world as “Mrs. G”, went to be with her Lord on the 7th of November 2014. My parents and I were acquainted with Mrs. Griffiths and her husband, Dr. Gerald Griffiths, when we lived in Ontario. But more-so my family has known […]

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