Soccer and Discipleship in Uganda
Article submitted by Cody & Michaela Fulk, Field Coordinators in Uganda It has been almost 2 months since we moved here and God has done so many great things. We are feeling rather settled, and Cody has begun his work in the slums within Kampala. He was happy to see there are men to spend […]
Providing Quality Pastor Conferences in Nicaragua
Article submitted by Brenda Rose, Field Coordinator in Nicaragua “Shepherd the flock which is among you, serving as overseers, not by compulsion but willingly, not for dishonest gain but eagerly . . .”. 1 Peter (5:2-4) For many years Harborside Christian Church and a dear friend have been providing quality conferences for the pastors of […]
Medical Mission To Ghana-West Africa
Dr. Michael Dapaah, M.D., P.A. is leading a group of medical and non-medical team members to Ghana to an established clinic and orphanage in Kumasi, Ghana. They will spend approximately ten days taking care of the medical needs of those that come. With the help of a local pastor, they are also able to minister […]
Constantly Thinking about the Karimojong
Article submitted by Cody & Michaela Fulk, Field Coordinators in Uganda Since we have arrived in Uganda, we are constantly thinking about our people, the Karimojong people. We see some on the streets as we drive through town. We see some sleeping in alleyways. There are traces of them in many places here. God has […]
Working with the Voiceless and Oppressed in Nicaragua
Article submitted by Eric and Marilyn Loftsgard, Country Directors in Nicaragua Eric spent the last week traveling around Nicaragua as part of a group evaluating CCDH. We have collaborated with CCDH for many years, predominately through the provision of motorcycles through the Christian Motorcycle Association for their rural pastor lawyer promoters. We also have had […]
Growing Pains at Birthing Center in Oaxaca, Mexico
Article submitted by Lila Quezada, Field Coordinator in Mexico
Here at Casa Compasiva we are experiencing our own version of growing pains. Things are going so well on so many levels (God has done a beautiful work!), but at the same time we are being forced to grow and stretch in so many areas at the same time. It is good growth, but it is so rapid that it is sometimes exhausting, and we don’t even have the option of stopping.
For example, in order to achieve compliance with such-and-such government regulation, we must develop such-and-such a system first, which requires the implementation of such-and-such a program, which is dependent on such-and-such a project already being in place. You get the picture?
We don’t have the luxury of growing slowly; we must advance on many fronts all at the same time!
The result? Casa Compasiva staff members currently have “aching bones” as we all try to make sense out of our shifting roles and struggle to catch up with new requirements and systems. It hurts the most “when it’s raining”– when misunderstandings and relational strains occur from lack of time to communicate and process all the changes.
So all of this is to say: we need your prayers! Please hold us before the throne and ask for God’s peace and comfort as we go through these growing pains.
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