Bolivia

A Medical Clinic for Chijmu

The Mt. Bethel UMC men’s team from Marietta, Ga., arrived in Quesimpuco late Saturday evening around 9p.m. after an 11.5 hour drive from the La Paz airport, which included a nice picnic lunch stop beside a high-plains lake that is known for flamingos. They saw plenty of llama herds, quinoa fields and incredible mountain peaks…

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Step into the River

It took several years to heed the call, but I recently returned with the Mt. Bethel Missions team from Bolivia. As you might expect me to say, it was a fantastic experience. But, while fantastic, the operative word in that statement is really “experience.” I like to think I’m fairly grounded in reality. I am aware…

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Those Gloves

Mathew 25:40 “The King will reply, ‘I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.’ “ I believe that one of the finest men I have known in my life was my father-in-law. Dad left us on December 24, 2014. He was…

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Bolivia: Receiving by Giving

It’s been five years coming for me – the Mt. Bethel mission trip to Bolivia.  When our church first announced plans in 2008 to help build a suspension footbridge high in the Andes, I was excited about the opportunity to serve Him with my MB brothers and the people of Bolivia.  Planning began months ahead…

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