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Jan
23

Costa Rica

By admin

savegre_costa_rica2 Last summer we packed up the car and headed to Veracruz, Mexico to experience all of the ups and downs of living in a foreign country.  We had a wonderful time in Veracruz as well as in Oaxaca (at least most of the time).  I can’t begin to explain in this post all that God taught us in those three months.  That trip left us knocked out from all that we experienced.  To be honest, it took a little while before we even could think about leaving again.  It’s funny how as time goes on you slowly forget the hard times and begin to feel God’s calling to do it all again.  Fast forward to this past October.  Jill and I came to the realization that if we were ever going to be fluent in Spanish we would need to go to a language school to learn in a formal setting. After much searching, we found a school that seemed promising in Costa Rica.  We began to pray and research the school since we knew nothing about it other than what we learned from their website.  In the mean time, I took another trip to Allende, Mexico to turn in our expiring car permit.  I stopped by to see Dr. Ruben Juarez with Bienestar Para Las Naciones for an overnight visit.  Guess what the first words to come out of his mouth?  That’s right!  He said, “Brian, I want your family to go to a language school in Costa Rica for one year to learn Spanish”.   I was blown away and completely not expecting to hear that.  He then asked after a series of meetings if after language school we would join him in Mexico to work with Bienestar Para Las Naciones and assist him in church planting.   I think by now you know what we told him.

In the next couple of months we would like to use this blog to look back on our time in Veracruz and for our up and coming move to Costa Rica.

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4 Comments

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So glad to hear from you. Jill, I was just thinking about you this week and wondering where you were. I hadn’t seen you the last few weeks at CBS. It is amazing to watch how God continues to work through your family. We will add you to our prayer list. Good luck in your new venture. God Bless you.

Lori, Charles, Cade & Cole Krackau

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Artemio, Aurora e Ian
January 24th, 2009 at %I:%M %p

Hello Brian, Jill, Carson and Micahia !
We are so happy for you and for the plans that God is show you in this time. We know that you are going to learn quicly the spanish language because you have the passion to learn.
We will continue praying for you and all the plans before you leaving to Costa Rica.
I,m writing this morning in the sofa, and guess what? A woman is staying with us in our house. She is a pastor’s wife and she is from Costa Rica !! She lives in California. ja ja… is this a casuality?
I don’t think so…
We also want to tell you that we are thankfull with you for you friendship and love for us. We desire that this year is a year of blessings for you. We love so much !!
God bless you!!
Artemio

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Pastor Jaime Rojas E.
January 26th, 2009 at %I:%M %p

Hello, Estimada Familia:
Les saludamos en el amor de Jesus y damos gracias por tener noticias de ustedes. Me da mucho gusto conocer sus proximos planes, estaremos orando por ellos y por lo que Dios quiere hacer en sus vidas.
Sus hijos estan preciosos y muy grandes.
Toda la Familia en la Fe de la Primera Iglesia Bautista de Veracruz, les recordamos con cariño y les enviamos todos nuestros saludos y nuestros mejores deseos.
Que Dios les bendiga abundantemente. seguimos en Contacto.
Bye, Pastor Jaime Rojas Enriquez y Familia.

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This is way better than a brick & mortar esatlbihmsent.

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Minnix Family Future Plans

This April we will move to Costa Rica to attend language school. The kids will be enrolled in school there also. Please pray for our transition to Costa Rica and the ability to learn Spanish quickly. We will keep everyone updated via this blog. The Minnix Family

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"Do not think me mad. It is not to make money that I believe a Christian should live. The noblest thing a man can do is, just humbly to receive, and then go amongst others and give." - David Livingstone