Latest News from Mexico – The Cosslett Family
04 March 2013
Life after MEFI
We are well known for the work we do with MEFI, and this does take up around 80% of Steve’s working week and a good chunk of Helen’s week too. But outside of MEFI we have other activities going on that we thought you might like to read about.
One of Helen’s main responsibilities...
04 February 2013
One of the challanges of being on the mission field is not having time with the wider family. However, we have been immensely blessed this past week by having time with all of Steve’s immediate family. Steve’s parents arrived on the 18th January and are sadly leaving on Wednesday, but...
14 January 2013
You’ve made it! For those that are used to the blog – welcome back. For those that our new, it’s great that you’re joining us, and feel free to check out old posts.
Normally we’ll be updating our blog the first weekend of the month so this is a bonus post!
31 December 2012
Feliz Año Nuevo!
It was a very humbling Christmas as we were reminded just how blessed we are and how much we are able to bless others because of what God has given us. We saw this at the Christmas party we had at the drop-in centre for the street kids – for whom Christmas is often just another day of...
10 December 2012
A retreat from the ‘big smoke’
We’ve just come back from a 4 day retreat on the pacific coast of Mexico in a place called ‘Puerta Vallarta’. This is where our field director and his wife are living at the moment because of the director’s altitude sickness. It was a much needed break for all of us.
26 November 2012
A Week of Thanksgiving
We’ve been a bit bogged down with illness recently, hence the lack of a blog last week. Then this week-end the whole house-hold managed to be afflicted by some sort of stomach bug, so we’re still trying to fight it off. However, in the midst of the sickness and frustration we have had...
12 November 2012
What is ‘church’ ?
People hold many stereotypes of what church is. For most people it is represented by a building; a place where we go, usually on Sundays. For others it represents an ancient out of date society where people still use the language of ‘thees’ and ‘thous’ and where old ladies...
05 November 2012
Young Mum’s life taken by AIDS
This week has been a week of ups and downs. We continue to make progress in challenging the young people we work with to make the hard decisions and take the steps needed to leave the streets – there are three in particular that expressed a desire to go in to rehab last week who I (Steve)...
16 October 2012
The Big Day
Well, after weeks of marriage preparation, the big day arrived for Sofia and Joe (not real names). There was a lot of anxiety leading up to the day – they were literally relying on God’s provision for every detail, but they weren’t disappointed, everything came together at the...
08 October 2012
A Sad Goodbye….
After a difficult couple of months ‘Pappy’, who is my grandfather on my Dad’s side, finally breathed his last and is now at peace.Whilst we knew that losing him was probable we were caught off guard by the timing as the hospital had stabilised him and were actively treating...