July 5th – Old Friends

Our primary mission of the day was to locate the buckets for the water filters, so a trip to the downtown marketplace was in order.  Think Wal-mart + Butcher Shop + Your local Landfill and you’ll get the picture.  First time I’ve ever been somewhere where I could have bought

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2nd Half of the Day – July 4th

After arriving at the hotel we quickly loaded up our gear and hit the road to visit some local communities and see firsthand some of the conditions we would be encountering.  Our first stop was an area just a few blocks from the hotel and directly on the river.  We were

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Arrived Safely at Hotel Maranon – July 4

Just arrived at our hotel in the heart of Iquitos.  Interesting ride through the city, you never know what you’re going to see. Pleasantly surprised with the accommodations, it’s clean and has A/C (praise the Lord)!  Iquitos is just as I remembered it, beautiful and in such desperate need.  We’ve

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July 4th, 2010

Arrived in Lima at 4:30am CST. Managed to locate a Starbucks with free wi-fi, bonus. Flight was great. Ran into the E3 team at the check in counter amidst all the confusion, it was nice to see their faces once again. Had an interesting dinner last night in Miami, apparently large

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July 3rd, 2010

Travel day!  Everything is packed and ready to go for the most part.  I will be meeting up with the other members of the team today at 4 for a commissioning at FBCW then off to Miami.  God has done some amazing things in the past 12 months with this

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July 2nd, 2010

Leaving tomorrow!!!  Started taking Malarone today, nothing like a little malaria medicine in the morning to get you going.  Need to pick up a few last minute items today then we’ll be off to Miami tomorrow afternoon to catch the red-eye to Lima.  After a short layover, we’ll be jumping

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July 1st, 2010

I’d like to extend a big thank you to the GivingThanks organization ( for providing the ministry with a hundred plus shirts to clothe the children of Iquitos, Peru!

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June 29th, 2010

Continuing to pack for our departure out of Miami on July 3rd.  It’s amazing how many things you can pack into two bags when you have to! On a side note, as of today we’ve collected 48 water filtration systems !  Praise the Lord!  I can’t wait to see the

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