Cultural Insights

In English… There are thousands of people who care about Basque independence from Spain and the right to decide their future by a democratic referendum. Basque people are good at creating movements naturally. They also care about freedom, something that is close to God’s heart....

https://vimeo.com/87286842 In English… Here's a video created by another organization in Spain. This video focuses on the need for forgiveness and reconciliation in the Basque Country. This need is something that is very real and often lies just below the surface. Most people don't speak about...

In English…A few days ago I was speaking with a Basque friend and he mentioned how he eats dinner with his wife's parents nearly every single work night. He works until 7 or 8pm, then goes home, his wife makes dinner, and her parents come...

To read this paragraph in English please scoll down Para leer este párrafo en castellano desplaza el cursor hacia abajo. Pour lire ce post, faites défiler vers le bas s'il vous plaît ================================= I was in a coffee shop the other day and had to go to the restroom....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LRaeakNECr8 Para leer este párrafo en castellano desplaza el cursor hacia abajo Here is a music video that I think reveals a lot about Basque culture. It’s about mountains, nature, culture and how they are connected. There is a line in the song that means “Yes, I...

There was an article in the local paper last week about 14 new shepherds that just graduated from a shepherds academy. It's a reminder of the Basque Country's long tradition of raising sheep even though the tradition has gradually waned as society has modernized. It reminded...

People in the Basque Country are rich in comparison with the rest of the world and are very comfortable. They have excellent relationals network and friend groups. Today, please pray for those who are comfortable, educated, rich, socially connected and generally happy. Pray that God...