The youth dove into scripture in a bilingual setting, worked on service projects together, participated in team building activities, worshiped God bilingually, and explored and experienced Costa Rican culture and beauty together.
Rev. Dr. Karyn Carlo shares her reflections as Visiting Faculty at the Liberia Baptist Theological Seminary. May you be inspired as you read her story.
Amanda assists with education at the school managed by the Baptist Church in Debrecen.. She also helps with discipleship ministries of the Baptist Church in Debrecen. Jon assists the Baptist Church in Debrecen with its evangelistic outreach, church planting and church development ministries. He also helps with the training of Christian leaders through the Union’s seminary. Amanda and Jon both work with the church planting efforts of HBAid.
J.D. and Rhonda Reed have served in Bolivia since July 2011. J.D is a regional consultant for Theological Education throughout Iberoamerica and the Caribbean. He is the administrative coordinator for the Masters of Theological Studies Latino/a Ministries Program (MTS) for Palmer Seminary of Eastern University.
Visit by Rev. Dr. Karyn Carlo to Bo-Waterside Baptist Fellowship in DeVos village, in Liberia to join in the celebration of the 8th church anniversary. Rev. Dr. Carlo preached on Isaiah 58:9 and reflected with the leaders on the “yokes” in the community. Continued relationship building took place after church service while sharing a delicious meal.
In the book of Acts there are many obstacles (topes) that must be overcome for the Gospel to spread. Fear, language, prejudice, funding, geography, opposition… and the list goes on. One can easily make the case that these same obstacles still challenge mission today. But as we learn from Acts, there are no barriers to the movement of God’s Spirit! God’s work, God’s will, will be accomplished.