Mission Trip Photography | Bacalar, Mexico

Last week, months of planning and prayer transformed into an experience I will never forget. For the first time (and definitely not the last time...), I left the United States.

With several high school students and leaders in tow, we traveled to a small city on the Yucatan Peninsula, Bacalar, where we became familiar with the people of another church. Our visit mostly consisted of fellowship, food-distribution, facility-improvements and prayer for the local community. 

As all of this took place, the unknown began to unfold and my eyes were exposed to faces, homes and landscapes I had never before seen. It was amazing to see that the love and mercy of Jesus knows no boundaries, and that He cares for the people in this small village in Mexico just as He cares for me. Below, enjoy a small taste of the perspective I gained while encountering this new, refreshing culture...