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          “My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends. You are my friends if you do what I command. I no longer call you servants, because a servant does no know his master’s business. Instead, I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known to you.” (John 15:12-15,...

Every time when a team comes to Nicaragua, they usually have a lot of questions and wonderings along the way here. They cannot stop questioning about: What are we going to do? Where are we staying? What is the food going to be like? What are we going to learn?…Together with unending questions and answers, they usually come here with different forms of expectations.

For the past two weeks from the 10th to 19th of January 2015, we hosted a team from Michigan,...

Since July, 2014, I have gone through four different teams from the US and have attended different workshops, trainings, and meetings with our partner organizations. I have a month left until I complete ¼ of my journey in Nicaragua. Time definitely flies faster than I expected.

I cannot deny the fact that I had times I was physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually struggling. I also brought up more questions to Him than when I was back in the states. Questions that...

Eleanor Roosevelt, former First Lady of the United States, once said, “People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.”

In order to gain a full experience of life in Nicaragua, SPIN students from Dordt College went on a rural trip to El Manantial from the 23rd to 25th of September. Rural/agricultural life in Nicaragua is definitely different from what the students normally experience in the United States. Although the students...

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