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Once when I was in jail in Mexico…

Posted by on May 31, 2012 in Mexico, Missions | 3 comments

“Would you like to hold a service for the prison church?” This was one of those moments when you wonder…when you hope…that something is lost in translation. “I’m sorry. In English the word prison means jail, a place where criminals go. There’s some mistake.” The translator consults Jesús and continues, “No mistake. He leads a church inside the prison. They have forty believers and meet on Saturday.” Now before you get distracted when you see the name Jesús – he’s a church planter in Mexico, not Nazareth. I’ve never laid claim to maturity so I’ll admit I giggle when I get an email telling me that Jesús’ phone is out of minutes so no one has been able to talk to him for a few days. Still, we trusted that we’d be all right as long as Jesús was with us, so we...

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