While hiking in the mountains of Panama, I realized that what seemed like a challenging adventure to me was simply a part of everyday life for the villagers we met along the way…

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About the Author: Barry is the founder and Executive Director of World Next Door. A storyteller, traveller and giant nerd, he lives to compel suburban Americans to get engaged with social justice and find their place in God's kingdom revolution. His ultimate dream is to adopt a pet monkey named Kevin.

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  1. Penny said... 


    December 23rd, 2009 at 2:02 pm  

    Absolutely stunning photo gallery, Barry….both the pictures and the concepts!

  2. Amy Sorrells said... 


    December 26th, 2009 at 6:00 pm  

    What your Mama said. And wonders of His love for these people, and all His people around the world and NEXT DOOR, this day after Christmas.

  3. Dave Quigley said... 


    January 14th, 2010 at 11:40 am  

    I love the poto albums Barry! Always been my favorites. And your insights. I had the extreme privilege of flying all over Panama in a helicoptor one time – with the Vice President of Panama – a very different tour than yours – which means more in the Kingdom…..

  4. Faith Oxley said... 


    March 3rd, 2010 at 4:16 am  

    What wonderful photos Barry. What brilliant colours some had a Catire-Bresson feel to them. World class composition.
    Your comments that this was their everyday existence, how extraordinary, was a great reminder that we all walk through our world taking for granted the beauty God has placed within our daily routine. Praise God for using your gifts to open our eyes to see.

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