Explore Church, Missoula, Goes to Honduras

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We recently published a daily blog from Explore Church in Missoula. It documented their mission trip to Honduras. In case you missed it, here are the links:

Day 1

In January of 2023 at team of fourteen people from Explore Church went to serve with Catracho Missions in Comayagua, Honduras. This was an intense, rugged adventure deep in the heart of the Honduran mountains. Catracho missions has an incredible ministry to indigenous people. The following is a blog from Tom Attard, one of our team members. Day 1 Wed … READ MORE

Day 2

“A city on hill cannot be hidden.”

Truck Ride up the Mountain

Traveling, in constant motion, for hours, for days. We wait, eat, sleep, wake, walk, board, fly, ride, load unload, reload, and repeat. Two days passed in a blur. But “these light and momentary afflictions” are not worth comparing to the glory that is about to be revealed. … READ MORE

Day 3

Our invoice says, “lumber package.” We paid for materials. Where are they? We wondered out loud, “Why aren’t they here?” We were met with an immediate answer. They are here, 1.5 miles away, up a mountain, climbing up a muddy single-track trail, straight up a 40-degree slope,… READ MORE

Day 4

1 Corinthians 12:4-7 There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them. There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. There are different kinds of working, but in all of them and in everyone it is the same God at work. … READ MORE

Day 5

Jungle Stairs are not like normal stairs. They aren’t built of normal materials, or in an advantageous place; they aren’t even at a reasonable pitch. Jungle stair building is the guerilla warfare of the stair world. … READ MORE

Day 6

On Sunday our group led an outreach to the local families. It was a Christmas celebration for the local kids and their families. Everyone on the team had a different task. Amanda checked in the group of children, got their names, and grouped them together for a VBS-style presentation. … READ MORE

Day 7

Monday was our final work day on the mountain. So many of our team members had become sick. Every type of stomach issue, fevers, ear infections, and a ruptured ear drum. … READ MORE

Day 8

After eating our final breakfast, we loaded 15 people, all their camping gear, and luggage into two small Toyota pick-up trucks and headed back down the mountain. One flat tire later, we stopped at another Catratcho Mission Campus at the base of the mountain. … READ MORE

Day 9

How can I describe our journey home, “Planes, trains, and automobiles,” or should I say, “Planes, ferries, and rental cars?” As if we hadn’t had enough of an adventure, God decided we need more of an adventure. … READ MORE

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