Reporting from, Costa Rica


Autumn 2020
Written by Johnny & Mabel Marin - Costa Rica


Johnny and Mabel Marin

Many of you have been aware and praying for my grandma Kathleen Reid (my mom's side). She had been in the hospital for over a month, but thankfully is now at home again. With a few problematic days here and there, but is much happier than being stuck in a hospital bed all day. Please keep praying for her, that the Lord would help with any pain or discomfort, and that she would be able to eat and process her food better, and get some good sleep.

She lives next door to my aunt, so there is always someone to look out for her. Her muscles are losing strength, making it harder for her to stand up on her own at times, and still has the aneurism in her abdominal area and cancer in her colon. The Doctor says any procedure to deal with that is too risky, and would only have her stuck in bed all day. So she is on some medication to help with any pain or discomfort, anyway.

Below you will see some pictures of the various gospel meetings and house meetings we have had.

Brother Kory Crawford (missionary here in Costa Rica) had come to help us with the preaching. The picture with the white walls is a bible study we were hosting in our home. The one with the chart was in a community gym we rented out to preach the gospel.


Preaching in the open air Costa Rica


Preaching in the open air Costa Rica

We have been locked down since March 15th. That being said, we have been blessed by the Lord's providing hand. With Zoom meetings every week. This has been both a burden and a blessing. The Zoom platform is helpful but very uncomfortable in many ways.

Since the beginning of "lockdown," we've gone through II Thessalonians verse by verse. And now we are doing a series on the doctrines of the gospel.

We are very much looking forward to the assembly meetings starting up once again. There is no comparison to a literal, physical gathering of the Lord's people. There is some talk about some meetings starting again in the next few weeks, so we will wait and see.

Autumn 2020
Written by Johnny & Mabel Marin - Costa Rica