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Reaching Climbers Through Coffee with Jan Waldron - FT4F0059
Episode 591st November 2021 • From the Forefront • Scott McClelland
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Do all ministries have to LOOK like ministries?

With El Búho Café in Hidalgo, Nuevo León, we know that the answer is "no." Listen as Jan Waldron shares how this little coffee shop at the base of Potrero Chico is more than just a coffee shop and how God has shown himself faithful in so many ways over the years.

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  • Ministering to rock climbers in Mexico through El Búho Café
  • Building a middle school in Hidalgo
  • Climbing/climber culture and lifestyle
  • Seeing things through different eyes
  • Reaching out and not being insulated as believers



Jan Waldron is a missionary and teacher who runs a ministry to rock climbers in Northern Mexico. Through El Búho Café and the school the coffee shop has built, the Gospel has been shared with both climbing enthusiasts and the people of Hidalgo, Nuevo León alike. In addition to teaching English and running the café, Jan hosts the podcast, Tales from El Buho. Tales from El Búho centers around the stories and experiences of rock climbers, global nomads, and sports enthusiasts from around the world.


From the Forefront, interviews with those of the front of Christian missions and ministry. Learn about leadership, life lessons, and more with the monthly, long form podcast brought to you by the creators of the Leadership Moment Podcast, FXMissions.

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