Destination Reached

After an exhausting and hectic flight, we finally made it to Buenos Aires. It is crazy to think of this as my new home for two months. We were greeted at the airport by our hosts, Carlos and Robin Radi. They are a couple that work as missionaries for the Nazarene...

YIM’s Amazing Race

The first half of today was devoted to a scavenger hunt challenge between the teams. We were dropped off at a random location in El Paso, TX. At our drop-off point, we were given a clue. This clue led us to the next point where we found another clue. Clue one was to...

A Long Week Ahead

The term training camp does not appeal to my personality. I immediately think of push-ups and sprints. However, this is different. Over the next few days I will be preparing for my site, learning the strengths and weaknesses of myself and my team, I will be learning...

Where is My Carry-On?

This morning, at 4:00 a.m., I stared my journey to El Paso. Before leaving for Argentina, I will be spending several days in El Paso for training. My flights went fairly smoothly, except for one problem. I almost lost my luggage. After landing, I approached the...

The Packing List

Hi everyone! This is my first blog post, so I am extremely excited. My anticipation is growing greater each day. My biggest challenge now is packing! Two months worth of supplies, clothes, materials, etc. in one 50 lb. pound! Just a couple days ago, I received a...

My Encounter with Missions

My Encounter with Missions After completing a bible study based off of Max Lucado’s book, Come Thirsty, I began analyzing and evaluating my own life. In his book, Max Lucado gives many thought provoking metaphors. Such as, “You can stand waste deep in the Colorado...