Ministry Progression Timeline


  • Non-Profit status as Banyan Resources


  • ┬áLand purchased: no debt, no liens – Arbol de Vida, S.A., established as a corporation.
  • On-site 3/2 ranch house renovated


  • U.S. Adventure Mission Teams, Construction of Corral and 3 BR/showers, kitchen.
  • Began monthly financial ministry support for Pastor Norvin (11 church plants)


  • Established relationship with Guayabo church
  • Established relationship with Fortuna church


  • Memorial Presbyterian Church, West Palm Beach, FL – construction on multi-purpose building, Guayabo church
  • First CF Medical Team/Upala


  • CF Team construction – addition to Pastor Lopez’s house, Upala, Las Pavas


  • CF Team/Outreach Center Construction
  • Engineering Ministries International accept approval for Project Topography and Design
  • Rural Development Plan accepted
  • Extended 2-inch municipal water line from north property line to house


  • CF Team/construction MOC @ Arbol de Vida
  • Fish Farming Economic Development Project
  • Land purchased for church on Macarron Island, Nicaragua


  • Deeded four acres to Guayabo Church for future home of Men’s Rehab Center
  • Began construction on new church plant worship center on Macarron Island, Nicaragua
  • Assisted with All-Area Evangelical Youth Rally in Upala/Pastor Norvin Lopez


  • Hosted Area Evangelical Youth Rally at Arbol de Vida
  • Hosted Evangelical Musical and Teaching Event for adults
  • Completed worship center at church plant on Macarron Island, Nicaragua