Tag: tijuana

  • The view from the other side of the fence

    “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!” The New Colossus Seeing these words painted in protest on the newly built, hugely fortified border fence in Playas de […]

  • Mexico isn’t Scary

    I spent yesterday with some folks from Amor Ministries¬†in Tijuana. The point of our trip was to visit some recent Amor houses built in a colonia to create a video inviting NYWC participants to spend a day of convention there building a house. The houses we saw were anywhere from 3 days old to 10 […]

  • Mexico + Fear = Stupid

    As I mentioned last week, I spent Friday in Mexico with Phil Cunningham of YWAM. We had a fun time meeting some people for coffee and talking about life, touring the YWAM Baja base, grabbing an amazing taco in Rosarito, and getting a glimpse of the vision they have for reaching Baja for Christ. I […]

  • Off to TJ

    It’s crazy that I live 15 miles from Mexico but the last time I went to Tijuana was 2003. I’m correcting that today. Phil Cunningham, a YWAM staffer and adventurous missionary, is kind enough to offer up his afternoon to take me over and show me around. I’ll post pictures and thoughts tomorrow. Don’t drink […]