Enjoy these photos of beautiful Nicaragua highlighting the English and Trauma Healing ministries as well as some of my daily life. God has blessed this place with incredible people and beauty and it is such a joy and privilege to be serving here. I hope these photos help to show you this marvelous place.
One of the many beautiful volcanoes in Nicaragua. ©McKenzie Burgess Photography.
A Pineapple. ©Dream Haven Ministers.
A bountiful harvest. ©McKenzie Burgess Photography.
Delicious mangos. ©McKenzie Burgess Photography.
Guardabaranco, the Nicaraguan National bird
Beautiful Sunset in San Juan del Sur
My Nicaraguan, World Renew team.
Cindy, my dear friend and ministry partner
Providing hope and space for healing for those in my home.
Backyard Bible School with my neighbors.
Young Adults at church.
Home visits with my church.
Helping lead the young adults at church.
Dear friends come in all sizes.
The start of English classes in Ticuantepe.
Students enjoying working together.
Students working hard to learn English.
English growth in the higher levels.
English is so much more fun with games!
Learning how to spell.
Working together to learn English.
My mentors in the trauma healing program.
A Healing Group: Taking your pain to the cross. Healing.
Taking trauma healing groups up North to the autonomous region.
Training Nicaraguan facilitators.
Community of practice to support Nicaragua Facilitators.
One of many groups of pastors and community leaders we trained to be facilitators of the trauma healing program.
Another of the several groups we were able to train.
Training Nicaraguans to support the facilitators.
Illustrating how we can’t hold all our emotions inside – they’ll eventually overflow.
Wawabar. A destroyed community after Hurricanes Eta and Iota.
Books from the local school strewn about from the hurricanes.
Our diverse team doing trauma disaster response.
Healing beginning as participants sharing about their traumatic experiences during the hurricanes.
Our team responding weeks after the hurricanes with the help of Mission Aviation Fellowship.
Co-pilot on the way back from the disaster relief trip to Puerto Cabezas.
Training for youth trauma healing, Guatemala.
Youth trauma healing group.
My Nicaraguan team for the youth trauma healing.