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Wrapping Up and Ready to Come Home

[By Tom Franke] Hello Friends and family of students and staff! As I write this update to you, the team is currently in Costa Rica at Rice and Beans Ministries…

Thanksgiving in Nicaragua

[By Hannah Johnson] Hello from Nicaragua, I hope all is well with everyone and enjoying the cold holiday season that’s right around the corner. I know we’ve been learning to…

First Week in León

[By William Farelly] It’s our fourth day in León, Nicaragua! The constant noise, the murals, the bootleg Air Jordan stores and the traditional dances give the city an insane energy. It…

Off to Central America!

Our Essentials team left this week for a 3 1/2 week short-term missions trip that we like to call the Outreach. The team landed in Costa Rica where they were…

Thankful

[By Miranda Daughs] Thanksgiving Day! Never did I imagine that I would be spending it in Leon, Nicaragua.  So many miles away from family, with brothers and sisters in Christ…

Gifts, Games, and Rain!

[By Abigail Deering] It was a wet beginning when we got to La Chimera, so we huddled into one of the local homes and distributed food and toiletries bags. It…

Building the Church

[By Eli Barnhart] On Thursday the 19th, a few of us went to Telica to help with some construction work. ICC has a small sister church there that is expanding…

Playing with Kids in Monte Horeb

[By Brooke Hess] Today is Friday the 20th and we are almost done with the first full week in Nicaragua. It feels like we have been here a long time,…

Candy Celebration

[By Mahala Mohler] Hello from the beautiful, warm and welcoming city of León, Nicaragua! What a blessing this trip is and has been! I wish I could share with you…

Three Villages in One Day

[by Malissa Campbell] Early in the morning on Monday, the 16th, the youth pastor, Omar, and his wife, Kenia, met us at our hotel in downtown Leon. They would be…