Tag Archives: Quito

March 2014 Update

Hot off the electronic press! print version (pdf) mobile-device version (html) Highlights include: why we’re in Costa Rica (instead of Ecuador) after 80 years, our organization changes its name photos AND where we will live in Ecuador Thank you for … Continue reading

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Sunrise, Sunset

For those who are curious about our life here in Costa Rica, here’s a little almanac trivia for you. Today (Valentine’s Day) in San Jose, Costa Rica, the sun rose at 5:56 a.m. and will set at 5:45 p.m. (11 … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

“HCJB Global? That sounds like a bank!” “What does HCJB mean?” “So how’s it going with HJCB, JBHC, BJCH, whatever….?” While comments like these always made us chuckle, they reminded us that our organization’s name was sometimes difficult and confusing … Continue reading

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Lifestyle Choices

We’re into our fourth–and last–week here at MTI.  These last two weeks are focused on cross-cultural transition and living.  What’s that? Here’s a list of last week’s topics: Conflict Provides Opportunities (Monday all day) (“If you are not willing to grow in … Continue reading

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Three Generations

“My mother told me they heard the news of the second world war because of HCJB.  My grandfather listened every day.  We love HCJB!” HCJB are the call letters of radio station HCJB, a ministry of HCJB Global.  As the … Continue reading

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Encouraging Words

Around the end of August we received an email from former missionaries to Ecuador, relatives of members of our church.  They spoke of their fond memories of Ecuador and Quito, and also of the cooperative relationship HCJB Global had with … Continue reading

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The Adventure Begins

As our airliner descended into Quito’s narrow valley, the downtown buildings were startlingly close below our plane.  At the landing the passengers all burst into applause.  We thought it was relief at a safe landing, but Jody’s Ecuadorean seat mate explained … Continue reading

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