Archive for the ‘Buenos Aires’ Category

The Cátedra Carnahan is an annual lecture series hosted by ISEDET in Buenos Aires. This year, Dr. Luis Rivera Pagán spoke on the topic of, ¨Iglesia, colonialidad y liberación: reflexiones histórico/teológicas desde El Caribe¨ (The Church, the situation of being colonized, and liberation: historical-theological reflections from the Caribbean.) One of the conference participants mentioned three possibilities that […]


“Well done, good and faithful servant.” – Matthew 25:21 Jorgelina Lozada was the first ordained female in Latin America, a member of the Disciples of Christ church here in Argentina. Recently, Blanca Staude de Martínez and Ester Iglesias de Lugo, both female pastors in the Disciples, published a compelling biography of Rev. Lozada. This is […]


Veterans’ Day

03Apr12

“Is tomorrow a holiday in the United States too?” An eleven-year-old friend, the grandson of one of the pastors in the Resistencia area, wanted to know if folks in the US get April 2nd off from school and work like they do here in Argentina. No, I told him, April 2nd is a uniquely Argentine […]


Che Guevara

11Mar12

We’ve been traveling through Paraguay for the past week, so we’re a little behind on our blog posts. To fill in the time, here’s a snapshot of people taking snapshots of themselves with one of Latin America’s most famous revolutionaries, Che Guevara. Ernesto “Che” Guevara was born and raised in Argentina, so Argentines are especially […]


Back to School

10Mar12

In Buenos Aires we stayed at a private religious institute called ISEDET, known in English as the Evangelical High Institute of Theological Studies. ISEDET was founded in 1969 by eight Protestant denominations, including the Disciples of Christ Church and three Lutheran Churches. Today the school plays an important role in the education of pastors, theologians, […]


Fellowship

05Mar12

On our recent visit to Buenos Aires, we had the chance to worship with the congregation of El Buen Pastor (“the good shepherd”). Buen Pastor is one of Buenos Aires’ two congregaciones unidas (“united congregations”), meaning that Disciples of Christ members worship side by side with members of the Evangelical Methodist Church of Argentina. Bustling […]


“Great are the works of the LORD, studied by all who delight in them. Full of honor and majesty is his work, and his righteousness endures forever.” Ps. 111:2-3 Buenos Aires is the vibrant capital of Argentina, a grand, spacious city. From the historic center just in from the docks on the Rio Plata, a dazzling […]