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…… Continue reading The view from the other side of the fence

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…… Continue reading Mexico isn’t Scary

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…… Continue reading Off to TJ