Author Archives: Travis Franklin

About Travis Franklin

Travis is the senior pastor for St John's.

Welcome Our New Pastor – Rev. Dr. Jerry Chism

7/16 UPDATE: Dr Chism’s first Sunday will be August 6th. This will be a combined worship service at 10:30am in the FLC with a Potluck welcome luncheon and gift card “pounding” to follow. 5/1 UPDATE: Dr Chism will be visiting … Continue reading

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“Advent: A Holy and Sacred Beginning”

As Christians, we began the new year yesterday with the first Sunday of Advent. It is a bold and declarative statement to the world that being a follower of Christ means that we live our lives rooted in the work … Continue reading

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Nicaragua Mission Trip/Day Nine/November 19, 2016

6:30 am This will be my last entry on the blog for this year’s Nicaragua Mission Trip. Our work here for this season is done. Thank God for all we have experienced and shared here. Thank God for the email … Continue reading

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Nicaragua Mission Trip/Day 8/November 18, 2016

7:04 am Good morning! It is another breathtaking morning here in Nicaragua. The birds sing their harmony and the sounds of the city are coming to life. We slept well last evening and are up early again. Today we unwind, … Continue reading

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Nicaragua Mission Trip/Day Seven/November 17, 2016

8:43 pm Well I am back with you. Dinner called and so being a good guest I joined in for another fabulous dinner. Again the food is some of the best I have ever had. It is not your typical … Continue reading

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Nicaragua Mission Trip/Day 7/November 17, 2016

6:25 pm What a day! We have just returned from the coffee farm in the mountains. It was quite a day. The coffee is ready to be harvested and so we got to see some picking today with some of … Continue reading

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Nicaragua Mission Trip/Day seven/November 17, 2016

5:54 am Well it is another glorious day in the Kingdom!! After a dinner of salad and Quishe and juice we enjoyed some rich conversation and storytelling. The evenings are fun! We relax in the large room of our dorm … Continue reading

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Nicaragua Mission Trip/Day Six/November 16, 2016

6:03 pm What a wonderful and fulfilling day we enjoyed today. Sorry about no blog this morning. I could not get on the internet. We got lucky tonight!! Usually I can’t get on this late at night. Anyway today we … Continue reading

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Nicaragua Mission Trip/Day five/November 15, 2016

8:17 pm Today we worked very hard and we finished the project we began. Today we mixed and poured concrete to make the walls of the clinic. I am so very proud of this team. Everyone has pitched in and … Continue reading

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Nicaragua Mission Trip/Day Five/November 15, 2016

6:17 am It is another beautiful morning in Nicaragua! The birds are alive here this morning singing their chorus of songs to us. The sun is rising and the morning is cool and still. The sounds of the city can … Continue reading

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