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First Baptist Church of North Pole

Serving In Costa Rica
November 24, 2023
Community: Carrillo
Partner: Biblica Sinai
Staff: Erik Gonzalez, Ishi Vega, Zoe Pérez

Meet our Staff!

by Ishi Vega | November 25, 2023 4:03 PM

Say hi to Zoe, Erick and Ishi! They will be our translators  and guides this week !  They are looking forward to seeing what God has in store for all of us this week.

Meet our Staff!

Safe and Sound

by Ishi Vega | November 25, 2023 5:15 PM

We made it! We are in Costa Rica!  

We had a delicious lunch, recovered our energy and we are ready to start! Keep us, the community and pastors in your prayers!

Safe and Sound

Getting Groceries

by Zoe Pérez | November 25, 2023 10:27 PM

In our first day in Costa Rica, we got the chance to get groceries for Food Distribution. We are pretty excited to see what God will do in this week through this ministry. 
Getting Groceries

Everything Begins in the Heart

by Zoe Pérez | November 26, 2023 3:24 PM

This morning, pastor Fidel was preaching about Psalm 139:23-24

 “Search me, O God, and know my heart! Try me and know my thoughts! And see if there be any grievous way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting!”

God always talks to our hearts; it is where everything begins! 

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Everything Begins in the Heart

Prep for Food Distribution

by Zoe Pérez | November 26, 2023 3:27 PM

We are getting ready to deliver 30 bags of food this week. We took some time for praying over the bags and the families that are receiving them! 
Prep for Food Distribution

Time with Pastors

by Zoe Pérez | November 26, 2023 3:31 PM

This afternoon we had a great time meeting pastor Fidel and pastora Nuria. They told us about their testimonies, the community, and the biggest challenge in the church. 
Time with Pastors

Praying for the Pastors

by Zoe Pérez | November 26, 2023 3:39 PM

We had the opportunity to pray for pastor Fidel and his family. To encourage him and to remind him that God has control over everything. He said that he loves to pray for others but this time we want it to bless him with prayers! Keep them in your prayers!

Praying for the Pastors

Hope

by Ishi Vega | November 27, 2023 7:32 AM

How do we keep going when we think there is no more hope? That was our question in women's ministry. A question that almost everyone asks. 

Alia reminded us through her testimony that there is hope in every single blessing, there is hope in the eternal life that we have in Jesus, there is hope in this reality, today! 

There is hope!!

Hope

Painting

by Ishi Vega | November 27, 2023 1:13 PM

One of our projects is to paint the inside walls of the sanctuary, as well as fix some parts of the roof. We sanded and painted some of the walls and hope to have everything finished in the next few days of ministry.

Painting

Food Distribution

by Zoe Pérez | November 27, 2023 8:59 PM

Today we had the privilege to deliver 21 bags of food. It was a great time. We shared with many kids, and we heard really tough testimonies. Also we took some time for praying for them. Please keep these families in your prayers! 

Food Distribution

Men’s Ministry

by Zoe Pérez | November 27, 2023 9:04 PM

Tonight we had a great time with the men of the community. We were sharing about pride, and how to trust God like, for real!!! 
Men’s Ministry

Food Distribution Day 2

by Ishi Vega | November 29, 2023 9:01 PM

We went out into the community and we were able to pray and deliver food and Bibles. We visited 7 families. We felt so blessed by being able to share with those families!

Food Distribution Day 2

The park

by Ishi Vega | November 29, 2023 9:05 PM

Josh and William were able to share the gospel with 3 teenagers. They prayed for them and they had a really good conversation and after that they played soccer  together.
The park

Sharing the Gospel with an 86 Year Old Gentlemen

by Ishi Vega | November 29, 2023 9:12 PM

During our visit in the park, Charles and Cory were able to play some fútbol with an 86 year old gentlemen prior to sharing the gospel with him. We were blessed to be able to send him home with a Misson Ball to continue to play with his 7 children, 14 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren.
Sharing the Gospel with an 86 Year Old Gentlemen

Rec Day!

by Ishi Vega | November 29, 2023 9:20 PM

We had so much fun on our rec day! We saw different animals, we swam and we saw one of the most beautiful views in Costa Rica.
Rec Day!

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by Praying Pelican Missions | November 30, 2023 11:57 PM

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