If there were ever two doctrines that have divided evangelical Christians throughout our history they would be our biblical understandings of baptism and the Holy Spirit. So, how ought we reconcile these two ideas?
As you may already know, Nicaragua is experiencing civil unrest. Political uncertainty has thrown the economy into a downward spiral, which will inevitably hit the small business development and the "empowerment model" of our mission the hardest. As a result, our Nicaraguan friends and the One Collective (Iteams) crew have shifted their focus, at least for the time being, from development to relief.
I fear that because we use the word worship to describe only what happens in the sanctuary, we have unwittingly programed ourselves to think that worship in the sanctuary does not continue in the fellowship hall.