Coming Soon!

The Ecuador 2015 team is leaving in just over a week! Check back soon for some awesome stories about what God is doing in Ecuador! You can also follow the team’s work on the Global [...]


Happy birthday!

Maggie’s blog for July 30 2013 It’s my birthday!!!!! This is the third birthday I have celebrated in Ecuador. I love this country! I was so excited because this is the first time in [...]


How do you say goodbye?

Today was our last day with the kids at the church where we are doing our afternoon program in Quito. These kids and their stories have captured our hearts. It was so hard to say goodbye, [...]



As we talked through our day during the team devotions this evening everyone agreed that it was easier to connect with the kids today. Considering how many children we have at both programs God [...]


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 [...]


Quito Adventures Continue

We left the house all bundled up this morning because the temperature difference between Quito and Esmeraldas is quite drastic. It is fun to be in the cold, when it’s not too cold to look cool. [...]



OK, so this is Justo Pillman writing for Friday’s blog. Friday was the day of much needed rest for the team. We had been running almost constantly while here in Esmeraldas and were in need of [...]


400 Faces

The day began by hitting the snooze button a couple too many times. I can only speak for myself, but breakfast is digressing on my priority list and sleep is quickly moving up. Especially when [...]

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