Archive for October, 2012

“Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, ‘Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?’ And I said, ‘Here am I; send me!’” Isaiah 6:8  When he was a young man, Epifanio Aquino took a career diagnostic that found he was especially suited to be either a soldier or a pastor. […]


October 21st is mother’s day in Argentina! People find many ways to show their affection and appreciation for their moms on this special day. Children in Sunday school were especially busy making cards and other craft projects to say “I love you!” During worship in Resistencia, every mother received a handcrafted decorative vase: Mother’s day […]


October 13 is the Day of the Psychologist here in Argentina. The day is commemorated with speeches, gatherings, and swearing-in ceremonies for new psychologists. The day was initially proposed in 1974 at a conference of students of psychology. Subsequently, during the dictatorship, the government targeted psychologists and psychology students for kidnappings, torture, and death. The […]


Here are some pictures from the two-church spiritual retreat held at Campamento Jack Norment, in Paraguay. 400 Disciples from Argentina and Paraguay came together for a day of worship, song, Bible study, fellowship, and fun! The day concluded with a Closing Circle, where every family received a Yucca cutting to plant back home. The cutting […]


“Those who go out weeping, bearing the seed for sowing, shall come home with shouts of joy, carrying their sheaves.” –Psalm 126:6 Indigenous people in Paraguay have largely had a difficult post-contact experience. Even the Guarani, who survived through strategic alliances with the Spanish, faced exploitation, enslavement, and expulsion. Many tribes are now located on […]