Summer Happenings

Greetings from Mexico City and the Carpenters Life continues as busy as ever and as much like a soap opera as ever. We find ourselves busy with the life of the North Side Christian Church and with a multitude of other activities. The ICN church has become more stable and each Sunday it is a … [Read More]

News From South of the Border

Hello to all and greetings in the name of Christ our Lord. Where to begin? The last two and a half months have been somewhat like living a Soap Opera. Although I (Steve) never watched them much, maybe a little bit as an adolescent, (and of course, that was for language learning!) I do remember that they … [Read More]

Hello from Mexico and a huge thank you for your prayers. You have seen us through some major ministry events and you have helped us survive the winter cold. No, it’s not that cold down here, but then again, I am not talking about that kind of cold. Both Kay and Steve have suffered through … [Read More]

Happy New Year to You and Yours!

The Carpenters wish you and yours a very Happy New Year! May the Lord bless you and your journey this new year and may your path touch the lives of many. All our love, Steve, Kay, Natasha and Benjamin

Mexico City Brief – Christmastime!

Greetings from Mexico City! We pray that you and yours will know the PEACE of the Christ Child this Christmas. May He bless you and your plans for this season and in the coming year. As we look back over the past few months and see all that the Lord has done in our midst, we … [Read More]

A Day in Ixmiquilpan

Praise the Lord for His many blessings. We celebrate the baptisms of Luis Mercado Rodriguez and Tania Torreblanca Rico. Sunday, September 30th, they were buried in Christ and raised to walk a new life in Christ Jesus. We appreciate your prayers for them and for their new life in Christ. We also shared together in … [Read More]


What an unusual name for a blog entry, “Cake Face!”. When you see the photos you will understand. Last weeks plans were changed for Luis & Tanya’s baptisms. We are now looking toward the 21 & 22 of September. Plans are still to drive to Ixmiquilpan and to spend the night at the Hotel Campestre. … [Read More]

Child Dedication, Mariachis and Baptisms

Welcome to Steve and Kay Carpenter’s Brief. It is great to have you alongside. Last week we mentioned the dedication held for Santiago’s first birthday. He was such a good humoured child. In fact, so was everyone! In the end we discovered it was also his mother’s birthday so Santi’s dad and grandfather had ordered … [Read More]


Please praise the Lord with us over Luis’ decision to surrender his life to Christ this afternoon during our study. Kay and Tonya took the kids, Emiliano and Santiago, to the park to play in order to give Luis and I some space. And did the Lord do a wonderful work! We shared a little … [Read More]