We're Back in Moz!
There and Back Again It's been a while since we sent out an update, we've been busy traveling the world! Here's a recap of our trip: Drove 6,000 miles in the car Flew 23,000 miles in an airplane Passed through 8 airports Visited 7 countries (en route) Slept in 18 different places Spoke at 8 churches / groups
It was great, but let's just say we're glad to be home, sleeping in our own ...
A Year of Growth
Overall, 2017 was a great year for Equip Mozambique, thank you for being a part of it! A particular shout-out to everyone who: Prayed for us Sent us words of encouragement Donated financially Contributed to helping us furnish the new building Sent stuff to us with visitors Bought products from the sewing school Visited us in Mozambique Spread the word and told others about us Helped us find new partnerships Read our updates and stayed in touch Kept up with our Facebook ...
It has been a busy few months here in Mozambique! We are continually blown away by God's goodness and faithfulness. Read on to see what He's been up to in our little corner of the world!
NEW Building - The Empowerment Center
When we rented a 3-bedroom apartment to be our first office location, we only had 2 full-time workers plus us 3 missionaries, and the space was more than ...
In July, we received a visit from the Koenig family. Todd, Amy, and their two teenage sons, Andrew and J.L., stayed with us for two weeks to help teach and train and find out more of what Equip Mozambique is all about.
"Last year we prayed about doing a family mission trip and contacted different people we knew [doing mission work] throughout the world...Mozambique, with Jon and Carla, is where we felt God was leading us to spend some time."
During their time here, the ...
The Joy of Living in His Will
For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago. (Ephesians 2:10) When I (Carla) was in Bible college, one teacher led us through an exercise called SHAPE* where we explored how God had uniquely made each one of us for a great purpose.
We learned that our gifts, passions, and abilities were not an accident, but a masterpiece design to fit into the puzzle of God’s Kingdom. Lately, Jon and I look at each other and ...
Time Flies when You're Having Fun!
Back to where we started
(Carla here :-) When I married Jon in 2007, I quickly applied for a new passport with my new last name, knowing we'd need it soon. Now here we are, coming up on our 10 year anniversary, and that passport is expiring full of travels--so full, in fact, that we had to add extra pages 3 times to contain all the visas!--and each page tells a story of God’s faithfulness, protection, and provision.
In April we made a trip to Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, where we visited the US embassy to apply for new ...
The Continuation of the Reinagel Travel Log
Our little travel champs! Kyran and Jariel's reality includes lots of suitcases and airports. We are glad they enjoy it all!
Fonte da Vida - "Fountain of Life" - Bible and Resources App
One thing we were excited to share with people is that the audio Bible app was launched in August and it already has over 13,000 downloads! It has created quite an impact in Mozambique, ...
After 2 months of traveling around the States, the Reinagels have returned to Mozambique on the eve of our 2-year anniversary of our arrival in Beira! This will be one of two newsletters with some highlights from the trip.
We started off the trip in breath-taking Colorado with Carla’s family, who all drove or flew in from around the States and the world to all get together. ...
An update from Equip Mozambique!
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We asked Mozambican church leaders where they most needed training. Their answer might surprise you...
Media Training in Mozambique
What comes to your mind when you think about Africa? Mud huts? Extreme poverty? Lack of access to electricity or running ...
The widows are celebrating their graduation from sewing classes.
It's not a typical graduation. Instead of caps and gowns, there are brightly-patterned capulana dresses. Instead of fresh-faced youth, there are elderly Mozambican ladies. But the thrill of accomplishment is the same.
Some of the proud yet bashful graduates of the first sewing term!
Uncertain about being in front of a crowd, the ladies are reserved at first. But then Maria grabs the microphone, gives a short testimony, and smilingly ...