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“We are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were making an
appeal through us" (2 Corinthians 5:20).
month I had the opportunity to be an ambassador for Christ by serving on a
mission team to Nicaragua.Our mission had multiple goals, including
dispensing used eyeglasses, installing water purification filters in homes,
teaching health & hygiene, installing “skylights” in homes, and of course,
being ambassadors for God.I was able to
help a little bit in all those areas except the skylight installation.
The trip was
not without it’s challenges.We were
ambushed our first day in Nicaragua
and my camera was stolen from me.For
this reason, the only photos I have to share here are those taken with someone
else’s camera.On the evening of the 2nd
day we received very sad news of the death of a good friend at home.There were also circumstances that caused us
to change our plans on very short notice nearly every day in the mission
field.But the team remained determined
to do what we were there to do and the people we served were so very kind and
appreciative.One day during an activity
called “community mapping” (part of the health & hygiene training) the
women of the community were given an opportunity to say what they liked about
their community and what they wish could be different.Nearly all of them said they liked everything
about it and didn’t wish for it to be different.That really warmed my heart – they don’t have
much in the way of material possessions but they’re happy and satisfied.