“Except the LORD build the house, they labour in vain that build it: except the LORD keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.” Psalm 127:1
Schools are now open, and have been so for the past week, but there are still several active cases in the city. The economic impact seems to be the worst, as things just about shut down during the period indicated by the government. We feel quite fine with everything and feel no risk … but that is mostly personality I would say! Our big focus right now leading up to our departure date for Pachuca, Hidalgo is the completion of the new hall. For that, we would value your prayer.
As the news about the recent outbreak of H1N1 virus continues to come out, there is an ongoing concern for those that labor in Mexico. It appears that the recent outbreak was not as bad in the United States as in other countries. Additionally, the flu was not as strong as it originally appeared. With that being said, there is a continuing concern about what happens next. Continue reading The Current Plan
We are now in Arkansas and we`ll be here for a while to provide our son Noel with medical care.
We don`t see any problem here in Huntsville, Arkansas. Everything seems to be ok and we haven`t heard of any case of the H1N1 virus.
Where the situation is more serious is in Mexico City. Continue reading From Harrys Rodriguez (Arkansas)
I’ve been here in Obregón with Duncan Beckett for the past few weeks. There isn’t much panic in the community. Continue reading From Shad Sluiter (Obregon)
All of the schools in Guadalajara were to be fumigated today and tomorrow high schools and universities are to open. The News paper says that night life is to begin again tonight at midnight. Continue reading From Paul Thiessen #2 (Jalisco)
The following is a rough translation of an update from Gilberto:
Thanks to God, things are much better than last week. Continue reading From Gilberto Torrens #2 (Chihuahua)
I’ve been working with Shad Kember Jr. here in CD Obergon here since Aug. 2008 and not sure if you’d heard but Shad had to go north for health reasons back 6 weeks ago. Continue reading From Duncan Beckett (Ciudad de Obregon)
The government determined on Monday that things are coming under control. Classes in high school and universities in most of the country are to resume on Thursday, while elementary and junior high (Canadian term?) will not resume until Monday the 11th. Continue reading From Marcus Cain #3 (Tepic)
The following is my best translation of Gilberto’s update:
Today the governor of the state is advising that there are 4 cases of Influenza in the State of Chihuahua. Continue reading From Gilberto Torrens (Chihuahua)