Mexico – The Cosslett Family

Steve and Helen are with the OMS team in Mexico City, after a year of language training in Costa Rica. God started preparing them for this move to Mexico back in 1998 when Helen first became involved in a project with street children there.

Helen, a nurse with a Dip HE in Applied Theology met OMS at Bible school. Steve has a degree in Applied Theology and has led teams to Mexico. The Cossletts will be working with the street children's project and planting churches amongst the street people and the poorer communities.

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19 December 2010

A bitter-sweet Christmas, just like the first.

Just as the most precious baby of all, God’s son, was born in to poverty, in a smelly, dirty stable, away from home, and with a death warrant over his life, so the joy that accompanies Christmas this year is mixed with the stark pain and fear that are so real in the lives of the young people...

19 December 2010

Nisha’s acting première

We said goodbye to Nick last Wednesday as he headed back to England where he’ll continue his acting course. The time went too quickly, but we were able to share lots of special moments with him before he went home. On his last day he had the chance to watch the beginning of his niece’s...

12 December 2010

Our very own “St Nicholas”!

It really felt like Santa Claus had arrived last Monday when we collected Nick, Steve’s brother, from the airport. He arrived heavily laden with Christmas presents – mainly for Nisha of course, in fact he hardly had any room to bring any clothes for himself! He is visiting for 9 days,...

05 December 2010

Miguel & Nayeli

Miguel and Nayeli are a young couple that have been attending the drop-in centre for quite a while now. They were in a street-kid’s home when they found out about the centre through another girl, and have since then managed to find a place to rent and have both committed their lives to Christ...

29 November 2010

Pushing on

As we celebrate Advent Sunday, we have been both looking back and thanking God for getting us through more than a month of ill health, as well as looking forward to December, which includes a 10 day visit from my (Steve’s) brother Nick at the beginning, and a Christmas in Mexico, which of...

22 November 2010

Bouncing back to health (almost)

Although it seemed like we’d all got over our various ailments, Nisha had about a week free of her cough and was back to her normal bouncy self, and then caught another one! However, this time she hasn’t got a fever, and it sounds more wheezy – so we’re questioning whether it could be...

14 November 2010


During our time being ill these last few weeks, one of the DVDs we watched together was Madagascar 2. I don’t know how many of you have seen it, but it’s a sequel to a story about some New York City zoo animals trying to get to the wild and they end up in Madagascar in Africa. When they...

08 November 2010


Sorry we weren’t in touch last weekend. We headed down to Acapulco where apart from a chance to see the sea we visited the 3 churches OMS works with down there. Well, Steve did, Helen and Nisha went mainly for pleasure, not ‘business’. Over the last couple of weeks Helen has been unwell with...

24 October 2010

Baby Cosslett

Baby Cosslett is growing fast and becoming very active (especially at night – hope that changes!). As we mentioned in our newsletter, Nisha has nick-named him/her ‘Spotty’ and is really looking forward to having a baby in the house to look after (she’s an excellent...

24 October 2010


We would like to introduce you to Jesús – one of the older street boys (early 20‘s) who attend the drop-in centre. He asked if you could pray for him. He shared with me some of his story. He was abandoned at birth by his mother, who worked as a prostitute.  He has since met his mother who...

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