Monthly Archives: June 2011

Prayer Station at Destino Trek

I Can Pray for Myself?

  The prayer night at Destino Trek was a highlight for most of us. The room had been set up in different stations and students were able visit each at their own pace. Two of them in particular made this prayer ...

Introducing the Destino Los Angeles Blog

Great news! The Destino Los Angeles team now as a team blog. I'm looking forward to hearing more about what they are learning as they reach the quarter million Hispanic and Latino students in Los Angeles. Check out their blog frequently ...

Latinos Love the Holy Spirit

Something I saw on twitter yesterday: [blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/#!/NHCLC/status/81493249176510464"] How are you learning from your Hispanic students about the Holy Spirit? They've already probably have more of an emphasis on the Spirit than other Christian students on campus. How are you helping them ...

The God Who Sees Me

Destino Summer Project Journal: The God Who Sees Me

  "Hagar answered God by name, praying to the God who spoke to her, "You're the God who sees me!" Genesis 16:13 I've thought a lot about this verse over the last few weeks here in the Dominican Republic on Destino Summer ...

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Why the Apostle Paul “Changed” His Name

Until I started working with Hispanic and Latino college students with Destino I had a false impression as to why the Apostle Paul's name is changed from Saul in the book of Acts. Growing up I understood from church and ...

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Dependent Upon Latinos’ Academic Success

  Time.com has a fascinating piece on "The Education Crisis Everyone is Ignoring." In the article they detail the many reasons why the future of the U.S. is tied to the success of Hispanic and Latino students. As they go in ...

Reading Revelation from Poverty

Recently we were reading through the last few chapters of Revelation in a Destino Bible Study. In one section it mentions there will be no need for light in heaven because the Lamb will be our light. One of our ...

Every 30 Seconds

"Every 30 seconds, a Latino turns 18 years old." - FastCompany.com What are you doing to reach Hispanic and Latino college students?

A Family on Summer Project

Being here as a family in the Domican Republic has been challenging. While it is a blessing to be here with our 2 girls, I can understand why people don't travel with toddlers. After one particularly difficult day, we were talking ...

Between Two Worlds – Growing Up Latino

The Pew Hispanic Center published a great report in 2009 titled "Between Two Worlds - Growing up Latino in America" detailing what it is like for young Latinos to grow up in America. They are American and Latino. They have ...

A Sure Sign Destino Students Are Learning A New World Well

While our Destino team is here in the Dominican Republic there is a Cru Summer Project team as well. What a privilege it is to serve alongside them in reaching Dominicans. A few days ago one of the Cru students comes ...