Category Archives: Venezuela

Enviados en el Espíritu

Español a continuación Last week I was honored with an invitation by the Iglesia Presbiteriana de Venezuela to reflect on the gospel reading for Pentecost Sunday. This was first posted on their Facebook page and synod website. I share it … Continue reading

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Refreshed and renewed

A favorite memory from my visit to Venezuela in September 2016.  I’d been resisting the temptation to get in the water at the Cascada del Vino. I wasn’t afraid of the cold, but my swimsuit was back in Colombia, and skinny-dipping in … Continue reading

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Carta pastoral de Venezuela

This letter is available here in English translation.  Esta carta me fue enviada por la secretaria ejecutiva del Presbiterio Central de la Iglesia Presbiteriana de Venezuela, pidiendo el favor de hacerla circular entre mis contactos. Un resumen y reflexión personal (en … Continue reading

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A pastoral letter from Venezuela

The following is my translation of an open letter to the people of Venezuela issued by Central Presbytery, Presbyterian Church of Venezuela. They asked me to share it with my contacts. My personal summary of current events in Venezuela is … Continue reading

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Praying with Venezuela

“We call on our fellow citizens to avoid sinking into an absurd fratricidal confrontation that benefits no one.” Central Presbytery (of the Presbyterian Church of Venezuela) issued these stark words this week in a letter to their compatriots. Venezuela has … Continue reading

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Praying for Venezuela

Today in the PC(USA) Mission Yearbook we lift up the Presbyterian Church of Venezuela. Please take a moment to hold this church in prayer, and read the reflection on the church’s Life and Hope Ministry in Maracay by Pastor Josué … Continue reading

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Life and Hope

My first visit to the Iglesia Presbiteriana de Venezuela (IPV) took me to Vida y Esperanza (Life and Hope) Church in the city of Maracay. The church there is small and unimposing, in an average house in the center of … Continue reading

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