Mexico Mission Journal – Day 5

Greetings from Reynosa! We are headed home after a tough work day this morning, but a leisurely late morning and early afternoon. By 9:25, we were finished pouring the roof for Casa #9; we had earlier agreed to pour a foundation, and by 10:20, we had finished pouring the foundation. That gave us about an … [Read more…]

Mexico Mission Journal – Day 4

Good afternoon from the “carl line” in Reynosa! I am beginning my journal entry at 2:00, as we wait to pay our toll and cross back over to the States. This afternoon, we have two guests riding back with us: Pearce and Sofia, the two Faith Ministry interns, are joining us tonight for dinner at … [Read more…]

Mexico Mission Journal – Day 3

Greetings this afternoon from your Mexico Mission team. We made a decision to move our devotional time to tomorrow, since we stayed late at the worksite to finish a row of block. So it is now 2:15, and we are in line to cross the bridge back into the USA. This morning, it was blessedly … [Read more…]

Mexico Mission Journal – Day 2

Hola from the colonias of Reynosa on this very warm summer afternoon. Today, I am writing as we begin our trek home on this first day or working across the border. We were able to complete all the tasks assigned to us, and frequent attendees know that means … rebar! This morning, we had a … [Read more…]

Mexico Mission Journal – Day 1

Greetings from your Mexico Mission team in Weslaco, Texas! After two days of driving, we are settled in our “home away from home” at Weslaco FPC, and most of us are already asleep, in anticipation of our first day of work across the border. We are always happy to arrive, especially when our travel has … [Read more…]

Mexico Mission Journal – Final Post

Greetings from home, sweet home, Athens, Alabama! We arrived in Athens on Saturday evening around 7:30 ish after a long day of driving, all done by our expert chauffeur Kayo. Some of you may have already heard that once we unloaded all the Pinson, Miller, and Gregg belongings, Doug took over the driving job to … [Read more…]

Mexico Mission Journal – Day 5

Hey, y’all! We have finished our fourth workday in the colonias, and almost all of our assigned tasks have been completed. As Doug said on our way home in the van, “Can y’all believe we finished Thursday already?” This morning, we had our usual breakfast, only today, Colleen and Vicky dined with us, as well … [Read more…]

Mexico Mission Journal – Day 4

Greetings from your mission team in Texas and Mexico! We have had an amazing day serving the Lord today, and it all began with a beautiful rainbow or two. This morning, Julie from Weslaco FPC joined us for breakfast, again. We had the usual fare; however, today we had bacon, and it was possibly the … [Read more…]

Mexico Mission Journal – Day 3

Buenos tardes, amigos and amigas! We have completed our second day of work in the colonias, and we are home early … and we poured a roof this morning! This morning, Julie from Weslaco FPC joined us for breakfast. (Yesterday, Jennifer joined us!) What a treat it is to connect with our Weslaco friends while … [Read more…]

Mexico Mission Journal – Day 2

Hola, good friends! We have completed our first day serving the Lord in the colonias of Reynosa, and while we are a bit dirty and tired, we still had a great Monday. After breakfast this morning, we had our morning devotional, and then it was off to the races! As usual, we had already iced … [Read more…]