Learning from our Hispanic/Latino Brothers and Sisters

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Bilingual celebration of the Divine Service led by students of Concordia Seminary’s Center for Hispanic Studies.

EspañolIn a previous post I made the observation that current demographic trends in the US have almost literally brought the mission field to the doorsteps of many LCMS congregations. Continue reading

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That is Delicious!

The following has been translated and adapted from an article originally written in Spanish. Click here to read the original. Haga click aquí para leer en Español.

Photo courtesy of Marca Peru.

Photo courtesy of Marca Peru.

While Peruvian cuisine is slowly making a name for itself around the world, it can still be difficult to find a Peruvian restaurant in the US. You can imagine how excited I was when my wife and I bumped into Uchucuta Peruvian Cuisine, a Peruvian Chef from Cusco and his North American wife that are just beginning their catering business here in St. Louis. Continue reading

Crossing the Street

Haga click aqui para leer en Español.

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Outside of Gamarra Marketplace. La Victoria; Lima, Peru.

One of the very first things to grab my attention upon arriving to Peru was the enormous divide between “the haves” and “have-nots.” While Latin America’s recent economic boom has caused the gap to narrow significantly, the region continues to be one of the most unequal in the world. Continue reading