Archive for the ‘Youth’ Category

“For it was you who formed my inward parts; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; that I know very well.” Psalm 139:13-14 One of the gems associated with the Disciples of Christ in Paraguay and Argentina is the Primera […]


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 […]


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 […]


In on the Joke

23Jul12

We’ve returned to Resistencia after two busy weeks of travel through Paraguay, visiting churches and renewing relationships with friends we haven’t seen in a while. One of the highlights of our recent trip was attending a youth congress at Camp Jack Norment, where we enjoyed two full days of frisbee, campfires, and fellowship. Unexpectedly, the […]


Summer Camp

26Mar12

We suggest wearing sunglasses if you plan to mention the words “Campamento Jack Norment” to any Paraguayan Disciple of Christ youngster between the ages of 11 and 24. The kid’s face is sure to light up like a campfire. The Jack Norment Camp was established in 1948 by missionaries from the United States. The camp […]


Piñata Recap

20Feb12

They came, they saw, they smote. The piñata was a smashing success at last week’s children’s camp in Resistencia. The camp leaders modified the lesson plan slightly by constructing the piñata ahead of time and using it to kick off camp activities. The leaders filled the paper orb with sweets and special pencils that said […]


Psalm 100:2 I mentioned that Iglesia Esperanza in Resistencia has a lively music program for young people. Not only do the youth provide the music for the weekly church services, but they also perform regularly at community events around Resistencia with youth from the Barranqueras congregation. Argentine public schools don’t typically offer much in the way […]