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Spain 2017: Day 12, the last day

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  Today Jaime took us to a large National park called Centro Btt Valles del Oso. We had devotions,  then went for a 30 km bike ride in the mountains. Again, the scenery was beautiful. The terrain was rocky at times, but we had nice mountain bikes. Most of the trail was along a river...

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Spain 2017: Day 11

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Today were all very excited to explore Spain! We worked hard while we were here and have been looking forward to a bit of  sightseeing. We headed to Leon, which is about ninety minutes away. The drive was beautiful but somewhat treacherous through the mountains! The countryside changed...

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Spain 2017: Day 9

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This morning we headed to Oviedo, a large city not far from Lugones. We headed up Maronco mountain, hairpin turns and all, and the view was fabulous. We had devotions at the top. There is a statue at the peak of Jesus with His hands outstretched. It is called the Heart of Christ, or El...

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Spain 2017: Day 8

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Today is graduation day from our ESL camp! We are all very excited as we make preparations. Our skit today was The Prodigal Son. It is a story of love, forgiveness and the restoration of a relationship with the Father. The students really seemed to grasp what we were sharing. We allowed extra...

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Spain 2017: Day 7

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Romans 10:1 " Brothers and sisters, my heart's desire and prayer to God for the Israelites is that they may be saved". We studied some verses about salvation this morning. We are praying daily that while we are here some of our students may come to know Jesus Christ as their personal Savior. We...

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Spain 2017: Day Six

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This morning we started our day with a prayer walk.We went out and prayed for whatever was on our hearts. Some of us walked around the town of Lugunes while others sat quietly on a bench and prayed. This was a unique way to start our day.  Our English lesson today was based on the parable...

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Spain 2017: Day Five

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We start each day with devotions and prayers as a team. Today Lenski shared with us the importance of praying not only at scheduled times but throughout the day. Deuteronomy 6:4-9. Then we headed out to the church. Today it is a bit cooler here in Lugones. The English lesson today is based...

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Spain 2017: Day Four

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This morning we had our first children's class. Ten children came and eagerly watched the parable of the Good Samaritan. It was a good reminder for all of us that when we see someone who is hurt, lost or in need, we must stop what we are doing and help them. This is especially difficult when the...

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Spain 2017: Day Three

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Today is Sunday and we are very eager to attend Jaime's church. He is giving the message today since recently the Pastor of the church retired. We were introduced to the congregation along with some other missionaries from Spain that are in Lugones to help us with the ESL classes. It was...

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Spain 2017: Day Two

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Today we went to Jaime's church which is called Betel to bring our supplies for the ESL classes we will be teaching. We will be teaching children in the mornings and adults in the evenings. The church has been advertising the classes prior to our arrival and there are already people signed up!...

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