Honduras 2017

Honduras 2017

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Lena Kvigne

Jose Silva

Jordan Hong

Riley Gardner

Jeremy Wong

Corey Zimmerman

Daniel Walker

Matthew Bussing

Sara Bosman

Jeremy Ancheril

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Bye Bye, Baleadas; Hello Hot Dish

Team Honduras is back in Minnesota! They’re all smiles after a long day of travel.

Tune in for their debriefing events Friday July 14th at ctimusic.org/live for a Q&A Panel at 4PM Central and a Concert at 7PM Central!

 

Teams Honduras and Colombia will be back this week!

Teams Colombia and Honduras are just days away from returning home! For the last month, these two teams served YFC Colombia and Honduras in their efforts to share the Gospel with their countries. Pretty soon, the teams will be back in Minnesota, debriefing and preparing for their final concert. For now, though, they still have the opportunity to share the redemptive story of the Gospel in their host countries. This is their last chance to be bold, and give their all in serving the YFC staff in their region.

Please join with us in prayer that they would use these last few days overseas to be bold and intentional in sharing the Gospel! Additionally, pray for safe travels, and a smooth re-entry into the United States.

 

**Team Colombia and Team Honduras will return to CTI headquarters for a live Q&A session and Final Concert on July 14th. Mark your calendars to take part in these events in person or online at ctimusic.org/live!

**If you’re a musician and you’re interested in joining a CTI summer team, visit join.ctimusic.org.

 

 

The Capital, Cappy, and Camp!

Hey all! We’ve been in Honduras for about two weeks now, and boy has it been busy! We hit the ground running in San Pedro Sula, playing for schools and churches and a few other places. Though we ran into a couple issues with our sound equipment, God provided all we needed and has been keeping watch over us.

After a week in San Pedro, we drove to Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras. We played at several schools there. One of those schools was the biggest school in Central America, with about 5,000 students. Though we didn’t play for them all at once, we ended up playing three concerts there. We were supposed to play two, but there were so many students that we ended up playing our second concert twice because there wasn’t enough space for everyone to be there!

We spent about 4 days in Tegucigalpa, and then we drove to the camp that the JPC runs. We got to be involved in the weekend camp that they ran for students. We played a few times, but the majority of what we did was simply be with the kids and help out the staff. We are still at the camp currently, and are looking forward to playing for several schools and churches in the surrounding area.


We have also been having a great time getting to know the JPC staff and volunteers. We’ve been hanging out with Mauricio, Brenda, crazy Nahun, and Cappy mostly, but we also met a number of JPC people in Tegucigalpa, like Pastor and Noah, to name a few. These people are so passionate for Jesus and love their jobs, and it has been a blast getting to know them and to see them work. These people are working all year to share the Love of Jesus Christ with the people of Honduras, and it has been a blessing to work alongside them.

As we continue on our journey, continue to pray with us for the people of Honduras, that they may be open to what we have to say. Also pray with us for the JPC staff, that they will continue to be a blessing to the people of Honduras, and they will continue to be a light for Jesus. You could also be praying for the general health of the team as we press on to the end of our tour. Thank you so much! Have a blessed day!

Shoutouts!  Shoutouts!  Shoutouts!

Sara… Hey everyone!  We have been in many places since the last post. We spent some time in Tegucigalpa and now we are at camp. Tegucigalpa was more like city life and was cooler than San Pedro Sula. Camp has been great because we have had the opportunity to build relationships with the staff and campers. The Lord has really been present over this trip, and I am so thankful for every moment he has given me on this trip.

Riley… Hey all! Things are going well here in Honduras.  We are all getting a little tired and run down, but God is still doing great things! This last weekend we got to hang out with about 60 kids teaching them about purity and what it means to have a relationship with God. We also got to climb up a mountain, so that’s pretty cool.  Pleaze pray for good health and energy as we head into our last week here in Honduras!

Corey… It has been amazing working with my team and all of the awesome JPC Honduras volunteers. We have played in San Pedro Sula, Tegucigalpa, and now at Camp. 24 shows so far!

Daniel… Hey y’all! I’m riding in the bus as I write this. We’re getting to see so much of God’s creation here. Camp has been awesome since it’s out in the middle of nowhere. 🙂 We got to climb up a mountain through a waterfall yesterday. Still seeing God working in the people we play for and the JPC staff we work with.

Jeremy W… Can’t wait to tell you all about my trip! The other day I climbed UP a cliff. Once again, I’m mostly okay. God has blessed me with many good conversations and has allowed me to share my life with the people of Honduras. Please continue to pray for health and safety in this last week.

Jordan… Hey hey hey! I did a team devotion with my team the other day, and I managed to get my message across with flying colors. This is a huge success for me because I’ve never done something like this before and felt amazing about it afterwards. I hope to continue this practice of sharing thoughts and connecting it to the gospel!
I climbed a mountain the other day…..Never again, Haha!

Matt… Hello World! Thanks everyone for the letters! They were so encouraging. 🙂 I love Honduras! If only 9 of us come back, you will know why. Please keep praying for our team and our relationship with each other and God, the people we come into contact with and share the gospel with, and discipleship would become like a colorful wild flower: growing everywhere and changing the country.

Lena… We have been having a blast here. We have traveled from San Pedro to Tegucigalpa to now at the JPC camp. So grateful for every moment here. One of my favorite moments from the last week was climbing the mountain at camp; getting to the top and listening to a team member share the gospel….what an amazing way to remind ourselves of the most important story in history. A story that is not just a story, but a life and a relationship, a love that is working in and through us today. What a beautiful way to mark our half way point…a beautiful view and a reminder of the one who brought us all together and brought us to Honduras.

Jose… I’m still here. Doing well! Cappy (a JPC volunteer) is legit.

Jeremy… We traveled to the capital city and performed at some more schools and even got to volunteer at a JPC youth camp! God is still moving and we’re pumped to be a part of what’s going down.


**Check out Team Honduras’ Photo Gallery for more pictures from their tour!

**Team Honduras will return to CTI headquarters for a live Q&A session and Final Concert on July 14th. Mark your calendars to take part in these events in person or online at ctimusic.org/live!

**If you’re a musician and you’re interested in joining a CTI summer team, visit join.ctimusic.org.

Team Honduras: Roll Call!

Hey all! We are enjoying our time here and are enjoying getting to know the JPC staff. We’re taking advantage of the opportunities we have to share the gospel with people onstage and offstage. We thought we’d send some personal messages this time around!

 

Shout outs…

Lena… “Hello everyone! I hope you are all doing well. I am enjoying Honduras, getting to know my teammates, and loving every moment we get to spend with the JPC staff.”

 


Jeremy W… “Hey everyone! I am having a blast here in Honduras! I am happy to see God working here in this country, this team and my own life. Jumped off a cliff today, but don’t worry, I’m mostly okay. God is good.”

 

Jordan… “Heyo! I’m enjoying the amazing songs we’re playing together. It’s fun to see all of us giving it our all and having a great time. I’m mind blown by how quickly we learned off each other. It’s scary cool! God’s plan is in motion for me.”

 

 


Daniel… “Hey y’all! God is definitely at work here in Honduras. Our goal is to play 40 concerts, and we’ve played 13 already! I’ve gotten to share the gospel with a few individuals as well.”

Sara… “Hey guys! It has been great here in Honduras. We have been playing many concerts, and enjoying the time that we have been given here in Honduras to minister to the people here. Missing you all but enjoying the time with this new family God has given me. Through it all God’s provision has been very evident.”

Matt… “Hello supporters! It has been great being here serving the people of Honduras. We have shared the gospel to so many people thus far. Keep praying for us that we would have many more opportunities to share the gospel and that God would use our message to change people’s lives. Also, hi Mom, friends, and family!”

 

Corey… “Honduras is fantastic! I am having so much fun playing the concerts in so many different places! It is so great to spend time with my CTI team members and serve with them in this awesome country. I’m glad we are sharing the gospel and that God is working through us this summer​.”

Riley… “Hey guys! Honduras is fantastic!  We are enjoying our time here and loving the people.  I have enjoyed sharing the Gospel in churches, schools, and on the street!  It has been amazing to see God working through us and providing for us each and every day!! I can’t wait to tell you guys all about it!! #dropthereins …..Hi to my fam and friends!”

 

Jeremy A… “Hey everyone! We’ve only been in Honduras for about a week now and God has moved in incredible ways! It has been a blessing to sing songs and share the Gospel at churches, schools and other venues. Sometimes we’ll feel a little tired but the Lord fills us up again to perform with everything! Thank you for your prayers and support!”

Jose… “I’m alive. We played music. We talked to people, sometimes in Spanish, sometimes in English, sometimes both. It’s great. (Note from blog editor… it’s nice to see that Jose is indeed in his truest form!)”

 

That’s all for now!

-Lena, Jose, and Team Honduras


**Check out Team Honduras’ Photo Gallery for more pictures from their tour!

**Team Honduras will return to CTI headquarters for a live Q&A session and Final Concert on July 14th. Mark your calendars to take part in these events in person or online at ctimusic.org/live!

**If you’re a musician and you’re interested in joining a CTI summer team, visit join.ctimusic.org.

Week One in Honduras: An Update from Lena and Jose

Hey everyone! We hit the ground running when we arrived and have been playing in a variety of schools, some churches, a factory, and a street corner. We’ve been working in San Pedro Sula this first week. We are doing well; we are tired, but we have been having a lot of fun and giving every concert all of our energy. Though many teammates have said that they feel like they don’t have all the strength needed for all these concerts, God gives them strength every time. Praise God that our team is growing in awareness of our dependence on Him! We are being fed well, and so far, we haven’t experienced much sickness as we’ve adjusted to a new diet.  We’ve had a few issues with our power conditioner and a speaker, but God provided a connection at the factory we played at and they were able to fix the equipment for us! At the end of every day, we have been reminding each other of the Godly provisions we have seen.

The other night we had the opportunity to play a concert and share the gospel to a neighborhood. We set up our system on one road of a three way intersection, closing the road with chairs and a school bus. As we set up, we watched some storm clouds roll in.

During the concert, we partnered with a Honduran drama group and we played a set for the street full of people. More and more came as we continued to play and share. We had to cut our set a little short because one of our vocalists got a bloody nose. We played our last couple songs watching lighting flash in the distance. After we finished, we tore our equipment down as quickly as we could and then headed out, grateful for the opportunity to share with the people we met that night.

Not five minutes after we loaded the bus, the rains came down! We were reminded of God’s sovereign plan and provision for everything we are doing. Now every night we talk about the ways we saw God provide for us. The other day, a dry concert; today, meeting other missionaries in Honduras, and tomorrow, something good God has in store for us.

Tomorrow we will travel to Tegucigalpa, the capitol city of Honduras. We will be playing in large high schools. Pray for us as we head to Tegucigalpa and for God’s provision of everything that we need. Pray also that we become aware of all of the ways He is already providing for us on this journey! Thank you all for following along and for your prayers!

-Lena, Jose, and Team Honduras

 

**Check out Team Honduras’ Photo Gallery for more pictures from their tour!

**Team Honduras will return to CTI headquarters for a live Q&A session and Final Concert on July 14th. Mark your calendars to take part in these events in person or online at ctimusic.org/live!

**If you’re a musician and you’re interested in joining a CTI summer team, visit join.ctimusic.org.