Read as Amanda Davis testifies about the power of loving one another! She writes, “Although [the Recursos] conference day came with some nerves, these were outweighed by the confidence that I felt in the Lord and from my team. Because others put my interests above their own, I was able to grow, develop and share my expertise with so many teachers at the Recursos Conference.”
On teaching Spanish, Anna Reyes reflects, “our aim is to foster both fluency in Spanish as well as a cultural and political sensitivity in order to not only hear but also understand the perspective of our neighbors in Nashville and Latin America alike, with the hope of working in unity to build the Kingdom of God.”
“The type of opportunities the Lord has given us as a regional team surpass what I could’ve ever imagined just a few years ago.” Betsy Johnson reflects on her most recent experience facilitating a teacher conference in El Salvador.
“This process of critically thinking about the information we receive and how to use it responsibly will be ongoing, as education always is.” Ben Reese reflects on why education is still necessary in the age of information.
Read our story of working with teachers in El Salvador. From volunteering in local schools to facilitating conferences for over 200 teachers, God has led us on this journey and we want you to be a part!
Katie Dunning and Elise Gerard recently taught a childbirth education seminar to expectant mothers in El Salvador. Katie reflects on how, through education on childbirth and her knowledge of God’s word, she was able to address and combat the expectant mothes’ fears surrounding childbirth.
Katie Dunning, mother of two and our BS@CS children's ministry coordinator, reflects on raising up kids to be peacemakers. Friend and LA cooperative, Lorena Mejia shares this burden for children's biblical education in El Salvador.
Our development team in El Salvador took time to troubleshoot a recent decline in production in the garden on our campus. The process itself revealed a wonderful bond developing in our work together with our Salvadoran cooperatives.
Most often, the yield of your labor doesn't show up right away. But sometimes, even in a brief trip to El Salvador, you see that the Lord has been helping fruit to develop and mature and you just sit back, amazed!
When we saw the scope of the need that existed for rural Salvadoran teachers, and heard them complain of very limited internet access, we responded with Recursos: a quarterly magazine written just for them.
Aaron Montgomery explores the seemingly "little things" we do each day that keep us connected to our efforts in the third world. A behind-the-scenes photostory about how Americans incorporate their awareness of the third world into every day life.
Betsy Johnson reviews our efforts in El Salvador over this past year to work alongside educators who are ready to put in the work to improve and bring a paradigm shift in education in rural El Salvador.