Puerto Penasco: A Faith Venture Future?
I am just back from a vacation with my family to Puerto Penasco, Mexico . I grew up in Arizona and some of my fondest memories are camping with other members of our church in small family-oriented beach towns like Bahia Kino or Puerto Penasco. Today, those sleepy towns are starting to grow up and attract larger American vacation crowds from the Phoenix or Tucson areas. Like many other Mexican resort cities, Puerto Penasco is a city of big contradictions. Though there are signs of a growing middle class today, Mexico seems to be made up of the very rich and the very poor. This contrast is even more glaring in towns like Puerto Penasco with the presence of vacationing Americans buying luxurious beachfront properties. One of my big desires for a future trip is to visit some of the local ministries serving the poor in Puerto Penasco like Amor Ministries , Manos de Dios , Mission Heart Beat , and Association for International Ministries . Three of these groups are primarily focused on bui