Category: Tecate, Mexico

Tecate Family Mission – The First Day

Today we all arrived on schedule in San Diego, all 28 of us, and packed the cars and headed for In-n-Out Burger, Target, and then the boarder. The greetings at the airport were filled with greetings of old friends and making new ones. Once we were all gathered, fed, had last minute purchases, and made ...

Preparing for Tecate

Today I started my first official day of vacation.  I'm on Hilton Head Island with extended family enjoying the beach and sun.  Its an annual trip for us and amost always lands the week before my annual mission to Tecate. I started the Tecate trip 6 years ago.  It's hard to believe it has already ...

An Altar

We all build altars to a god. Which one is your alter for? Exodus 20:22-24 And the Lord said to Moses, “Say this to the people of Israel: You saw for yourselves that I spoke to you from heaven. Remember, you must not make any idols of silver or gold to rival me. “Build for me an altar made of earth, and offer your sacrifices to me—your burnt offerings and peace offerings, your sheep and goats, and your cattle. Build my altar wherever I cause my name to be remembered, and I will come to you and bless you.

Being Intentional

It was well after midnight.  As I laid in bed, I just couldn't calm my mind.  Maybe it was the fact that I had 4 cups of coffee in the morning instead of my regular two. I should be tired after having stayed up until 2:30am the night before and driving home from our family ...

What’s in your Alabaster Jar?

An alabaster jar was once used to hold expensive perfumes. The jars were made with a long neck and designed to be broken to use the contents and were ideal for perfume because they kept the contents from spoiling. There are a couple instances in the New Testament where a woman (or women) anointed Jesus with ...

Tecate, Mexico – FCA

We don't have a fancy budget or promo videos with mailing literature to recruit or advertise what we do. Probably the greatest advertisement we own is - 'believe in what we do rather than what we say'.But the greatest thing we believe and trust is simply this: 'Jesus + nothing = everything'... That is enough. ...

A New Year, a Cup of Coffee, a Box, and a Mission

Last year at this time my wife, Gail, and I decided to take a trip to Blowing Rock, NC and we spent New Years Eve and New Years Day there.  It was a special time for us to get away and plan for the coming year.  I had no idea what it would bring, but […]

Scars

Who wears your scars?