Blogs from Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, North America

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North America » Mexico » Chihuahua » Juarez June 26th 2010

On Saturday, we crossed into one of the most dangerous cities in this hemisphere. (Juarez, Mexico) The violence here over the last year and a half has claimed an average of 7 people PER DAY. We met with a pastor of a small local church and asked him what ministry looks like in this context. More than once, he has witnessed to someone who was killed weeks or even days after he presented them with the glorious Gospel of our Lord. He and the members of his church have to be careful who they speak to as “association” with someone marked for death (even if that means being seen talking to them in the street perhaps inviting them to church) can and has brought death to innocent people and even their families. However, this level of ... read more

North America » Mexico » Chihuahua » Juarez February 18th 2008

Ein Wochenendtrip außerhalb den USA Die Stadt Juàrez liegt gleich nach El Paso (Texas) direkt an der Grenze zu den USA. Also ungefähr 1 - 1,5 Stunden von Las Cruces hier in New Mexico entfernt. Wir haben beschlossen, von Samstag auf Sonntag nach Mexiko zu fahren, um das Land und die Leute dort zu erkunden und am Abend fortzugehen. Man kommt ohne Probleme über die Grenze von USA nach Mexico. Keine Pässe, keine Kontrollen. Wir konnten einfach durchfahren. Dem ist nicht so bei der Rückfahrt, aber dazu später. Ich habe die komplette Reise anhand der Bilder kommentiert/beschrieben. Viel Spaß beim Foto checken und vielleicht könnt ihr den mexikanisch-spanischen Flair ja ein wenig miterleben: ... read more
On the way to Juàrez
Palm trees
Nicht Stopp, sondern ALTO!

North America » Mexico » Chihuahua » Juarez October 15th 2007

We feel good after our visit with Cassie & Seaonna. They are doing well in Albuquerque. On monday they have to go to work & school so we decide to head south. We decide to visit Juarez, a large industrial town on the Chihuahua - Texas border. We stop for the night in Truth Or Consequences New Mexico. In the morning we have a hot mineral bath at one of the many hot springs in town & then head on south thru Las Cruces New Mexico to EL Paso Texas. In El Paso we park our car and walk across the bridge over the Rio Grande River, which from here on East to the Gulf of Mexico forms the US - Mexico border. There is alot of issues to talk about the border areas,... economic, social, ... read more
Truth or Consequences NM
At the hot springs
Rio Grande river in T or C




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