Wednesday, March 23, 2011
The Wall family made their transition yesterday from Panama to Peru, part of the process of reassigning regional staff to other fields during the closing of the LCMS World Mission office in Panama. The Walls report all is well from Lima! Remember to keep the Walls in your prayers as they settle into their new […]
Thu, Dec 30, 2010
While in Latin America many people work long hours and have little time off, when they do take time for a “fiesta” they go all out. Here, crowds in Panama are voluntarily submitting themselves to the mercy of hoses hooked up to tanker trucks in the street.
Thu, Dec 2, 2010
These kids may not live on the street but they spend most of their day out selling cheap items to passers by. Sadly, in many cases if they don’t come home with enough cash to fuel a parent’s addiction they may be abused, spinning them into a viscous cycle of begging on the street.
Thu, Nov 25, 2010
The famous and colorful Tap Tap in Haiti is a unique way of getting around. The buses are lavishly painted and loaded to the brim with people; when they want to get off the just tap twice on the metal body and the bus will stop!
Thu, Nov 18, 2010
This shrine in Northern Argentina to a local “Cowboy Saint” helps illustrate the deep syncronism in Latin America. Signs scattered around the valley cry out not to God or to Christ for help, or even to Mary, but to Jose Gil.