Ministry Profile: Pews in the Park
Ministry Profiles / Quito, Ecuador / Skaters

Ministry Profile: Pews in the Park

On summer afternoons like this, the sounds of skateboarding have become a given in the Calderon neighborhood of Quito, Ecuador. The clap of wooden decks hitting concrete, the ping of metal trucks striking a grind rail, the occasional outburst of congratulatory shouts as a hard-earned trick is successfully landed; these are the familiar notes that … Continue reading

Ministry Profile: Risk and Refuge in Quito, Ecuador
Ministry Profiles / Quito, Ecuador / Students

Ministry Profile: Risk and Refuge in Quito, Ecuador

Roberto chuckles as he rests his arm on a wooden fence post, an amused expression on his face. Two helmet-and-harness-clad middle school boys swing back and forth precariously in front of him, suspended on a tightrope between two tall pine trees. “Vamos chicos!” he cheers as the boys regain their balance and cautiously advance further … Continue reading