This was my fourth trip to Monterrey, Mexico. I always enjoy going but it seems before every trip I expect the same things. I always expect the long plane ride, the sleepy bus rides, and seeing the same kids, but why do I think that? Every year all of that comes true but none of that […]Read More
While on the 2018 Monterrey, Mexico mission trip, I served by reading to the orphans in Douglas. I have advanced my reading in Spanish and I learned how to communicate with the orphans after taking three years of Spanish. Betty, the leader of Douglas, complimented the way I read to the orphans. She told me […]Read More
There’s an old question that people ponder: “What would a person do in a crisis situation?” It’s felt that how people respond in a crisis reveals who they truly are. I’m not sure I love that old question, but I’ve learned of a different question during this mission trip to Monterrey: What would a Christian […]Read More
So, there is a rule when you go on a trip with Back2Back Ministries, “do not talk about past trips.” It is an important rule because they don’t want people who are first timers to feel left out. It is a rule that we all try to follow. However, it does become a joke sometimes […]Read More
Towards the end of our trip we took all of the crafts we had leftover and spent time with the kids, letting them work and play with the materials. Man, they sure do love to try new things so one activity we decided to try was to make para-cord bracelets. Robin and I decided to […]Read More
After returning to the US last evening, following time spent in Monterrey Mexico this past week, I am already feeling the pressure of all of the things on my rigid “to do” list. I even jotted on my list that I need to blog about my trip. After starting to feel some tension building, I […]Read More
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