Tag Archives: Reach Beyond

Conversations Under A Tree

Our mission (Reach Beyond) is having a monthly Zoom “prayer concert” for missionaries and employees. The September meeting had about 60 attendees, with people sharing from Australia, Southeast Asia, Central Asia, Africa, and both Eastern and Western Europe. My (Jody’s) … Continue reading

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Earthquake, Followup #1

Two weeks after our April 16 earthquake, the disaster zone on the coast is starting to see some signs of normalcy.  Some gas stations have gas, some grocery stores have food and supplies, some destroyed buildings have been leveled.  All … Continue reading

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It’s too early to write a comprehensive post about last night’s 7.8 earthquake about 100 miles from us off the Ecuador coast.  But I (Jody) have just a few reflections. What we experienced Just after sunset, we felt a gentle rocking … Continue reading

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Fall 2015 Newsletter

(Want to read the pdf/print version?  Click here.) I (Scott) recently had the opportunity to fly into the jungle of eastern Ecuador with a Reach Beyond work team that is helping a small indigenous community build a water system.  Instead … Continue reading

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Summer 2014 – Verano 2014

Yes, we know it’s not summer anymore, but we want to catch up with some of our summer events.  Sí, sabemos no es verano, pero queremos contar nuestras noticias. First, we’re not in Costa Rica at language school any longer; we … Continue reading

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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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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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