Showing posts from November 12, 2012

Iglesia Bautista El Redentor Zacamil (Sunday)

I've never felt more welcomed by strangers to worship and the table. 

IBERZ is a Compassion partner with child sponsorships, and several in our group were able to meet their children in person. The children learn entrepreneurial skills in craft making and financial management. 

The girls make crafts for parties, Christmas cards and decorated pens to sell. They presented to us their work, demonstrated their technique with confidence and poise. The signs on the wall said, "the student will learn basic skills of financial administration, a personal budget and a personal bank account" and "the student will learn to commit themselves to financial integrity and stewardship of all aspects of their personal finances and strive to be above reproach." We were welcomed into worship enthusiastically with handshakes, hugs and kisses, as well as popular worship songs led in English and Spanish.  

Pastor Pablo Figueroa preached from Luke 14:15 "happy are those who…