After some much needed rest and TLC (how do cabins in the mountains by a lake with a full rainbow sound? 🙂 ), we headed back to Comitan to work with the Mousers for the weekend. Ron and Ivonne [...]


Download a Prayer Reminder!

Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could be reminded to pray for the Remote Jungle Team every time you turned on your phone? Well, you can! Download the the very cool Indiana Jones-ish looking [...]


Pre-Trip Prayer Request

The team is finishing up their final mission trip prep before they leave for Chiapas on Saturday. Amy even tweeted that she had run her last pre-trip errand! (Ummm… we’ll see if she [...]


[07.16 – Tuesday]

Plan de Ayala, Nuevo Mexico, Palma Real (Tojolobal Jungle) Well contrary to what you might hear, sleeping in a hammock is harder than it seems! Our whole group was split between three different [...]


Heritage Bible Church Presentation

It was great being at my home church (Heritage Bible Church in Riverside, CA) yesterday morning! During the Sunday school hour I gave an update on Global Encounters in 2011. Here’s a link [...]


Identity in the Jungle

Generic depersonalized labor is useful and at times necessary for service projects, but it’s not my favorite part of short-term missions work.  It is far more interesting to see each member [...]


[Monday 6-20] Off to Ch'ol!

Destinations: Ch’ol Jungle – Carranza, Cuctielpa, Maria Morelos Beep…beep…beep. Our alarms buzzed as we all climbed out of bed and quickly finished last-minute preparations before [...]


[Sunday 6-19] Sunday in San Cristobal

Hey y’all, So today being Sunday we went to church. But instead of your traditional church building, Nathan took us to a small hut up on the hill behind his house. It was about a 20-minute hike [...]


[Thursday 6-16]

Destinations: San Cristobal, San Juan Chamula Today my clean little American world collided with reality. Our team traveled to San Juan Chamula which is where the persecution in Chiapas is [...]