1984 - The Story Began
Michael Bagby thought he was headed out for a short term trip to deliver relief supplies to Nicaraguan refugees. Little did he know, that was only the beginning...
2004 - Let's Roast Coffee
Project Ezra was 20 years strong, yet a new fundraiser was just developing. Rio Coco Beans would be launched and provide more financial provision for the Miskito people.
2011 - Coffee Shop Ministries
Michael felt like his team would be starting a church, but he soon found out that his church would be in the form of a coffee shop.
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Who We Are
We are an international bunch who have united our efforts to help the needy around the world.
One thing we all share is a passion for our hero, Jesus Christ.
a non-profit corporation dedicated to helping people understand the Love of God through our efforts to help those around us. Actions speak louder than words.
To make many friends, take them with us to spend Eternity with God, and to have as much adventure in this life as possible.
Come with us as we explore the Bible through the eyes of those ancient followers of God. Our life in Central America and time studying the Scriptures "on site" in Israel, Greece, Turkey and Italy has given us an understanding of what they thought God was saying to them as they walked through the desert with Moses, listened to Jesus speak on the Mount of Beatitudes, or sat in the congregation at Ephesus reading Paul's letter.
As our friend Dr Randall Smith has often said,
"The Bible was not written to you but for you."
When we take the time to understand the cultural, historical, political, and even geographical context of the Bible, the message is often richer and more personal.
Here are some of our thoughts and observations that may help in understanding those everlasting truths that God is communicating through His Word and the many characters in the Bible who were men and women just like us.
Check out this interview with one of the Seek the Lamb founders.
Read Our Latest Newletter!
Every month we send out an encouraging letter from our founders Laura and Michael which covers events on the Coco River as well as the Rio Coco Cafes along with personal insights about the spiritual journey that we are on.
They call it "The Conchshell Chronicles" after a Hawaiian practice of using the conchshell to send messages. Also in their life in Central America they became very fond of the local conch chowder.