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Missionaries in Nicaragua–Providing Sight!

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A group of missionaries from our church recently visited Nicaragua. My husband and I participated in the same eyeglass ministry in the Rio San Juan region six years ago. (You can read the seventeen posts I wrote about the 2011 experience starting here). The latest mission marked the eleventh year of providing a rudimentary eye […]

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Eyeglasses for Nicaragua Kids


Our church’s eyeglasses mission visited the Rio San Juan region of Nicaragua for the tenth straight year in 2016. The Rio San Juan area, the poorest region of the second poorest country in Central America, has only limited medical facilities. Using a mobile autorefractor, the experience of our leader John, and the organizational skills of […]

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Nicaragua: We came, we shared, we opened their eyes

Twelve members of our church, St. Mark Lutheran, have just returned from a trip to Nicarauga. We handed out 500 Bibles, nearly 2000 pair of glasses and saw 1079 folks. A total blessing and a terrific trip for all of us. We flew to Managua on TACA airlines and thence to San Carlos at the mouth (the boca) of […]

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1 Traffic Ticket for Matt = 2.5 Hours+ of Prayer for Me


It’s all Matt’s fault. Several years ago he and his wife Shirley parked in our draconian downtown to run errands. They had a parking ticket when they returned and Matt had to appear before a judge. The judge gave Matt a choice:  pay a fine or volunteer to  “work off” the crime. Since Matt is […]

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