I have been on my Overseas Training Program (OTP) in Cochabamba Bolivia for the past year. It has been important time for me to understanding the Bolivian People and Culture that I am immersed in. This time in mission has given me a greater appreciation and respect for Bolivian Culture. Mission for me is about reflecting the love of God in the lives we meet and the creation of new friendships.
All peoples and cultures have the right to receive the message of salvation which is God’s gift to every person. This is all the more necessary when we consider how many injustices, wars, and humanitarian crises still need resolution. Missionaries know from experience that the Gospel of forgiveness and mercy can bring joy and reconciliation, justice and peace. The mandate of the Gospel to "go therefore and make disciples of all nations,