A Warm Welcome

We’re here! Finally! In Bolivia! Or maybe I should say “We’re home!” In Mexico, I learned of the phrase “Mi casa su casa – my home is your home.” People often say this upon entering their home. So I supposed I shouldn’t have been surprised when the Bolivians, quite intentionally, welcomed us with a

Introducing Union de Jóvenes Bautistas de Bolivia (UJBB)

The UJBB (Union de Jóvenes Bautistas de Bolivia) is the National Youth Union of Bolivian Baptists. This institution focuses on supporting the needs of youth throughout the country, provides training, and works to promote mobilization. The term “youth” in Bolivia is a bit broader as it roughly includes people ages 13 to

Hunger Bites – Bolivia

Hola! That is “hello” in Spanish, one of the languages we speak here in Bolivia. My name is Hector. Welcome to my community of Charapaxi! I’d like to tell you about my biggest hero. It’s my dad. His name is Victor. My dad got training from church development workers to help become the best

Women Mentoring Women

Building Bridges between women of Canadian Baptist Churches and the African Christian Church and Schools. On January 29, 7 female clergy gathered together in Mississauga to learn about the women pastors in Thika, Kenya and to plan for a mentoring program. The women will mutually benefit from shared prayer, devotions, support and

Bolivia Happenings and the Water Crisis

Back in Bolivia, we are in the last days before summer vacation. During the first week of December each year Baptist pastors from all over the country gather (this year at the Seminary in Cochabamba) to take part in a week of continuing education. During the first week of December each year