Dear LOGOI Family, It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our founder and director Les Thompson Tuesday, August 30, 2011. Les was born in Placetas, Cuba, on January 12, 1931, and was ordained in 1953. After preaching controversial messages about Christ and communism, he was forced to leave the island of… Read More»

Promises HESE HAVE BEEN SOME TOUGH DAYS. LOGOI’s founder, Dr. Les Thompson, has been hospitalized for over a month now with a variety of health issues. Dr. Les is not only my mentor and my colleague, he is my dad. It’s been rough watching him struggle. During one particularly difficult time, the doctors suggested we… Read More»

IT IS A HOT AFTERNOON here in Pinar Del Rio but anticipated rain showers will bring welcomed relief.  We have been in Cuba barely four days now, but with all our activity, it seems much longer. We arrived in Havana with close to 800 pounds of extra luggage, all of which we plan to leave… Read More»

Most of us have heard the stories that when Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart was barely five years old he was composing music and could already play the piano and violin. (That may be true, but I bet he had trouble spelling his own name. That’s a mouth full.) In his short 35 years, he… Read More»

WHEÑ my wife, Jenn, and I moved to Miami several years back, we decided to take Spanish classes.  We thought it would be a great place to meet some Americans.  Now don’t get me wrong, I grew up in Miami and love Hispanic people.  I love their culture, their passion for family, their entrepreneurial spirit,… Read More»

MARCH 2011 few months back we shared with you a chapter from Dr. Les Thompson’s forthcoming book, “Letters to Carlos.”  As a reminder, the book is filled with letters of advice and encouragement from an older, seasoned pastor to a young pastor filled with dreams, promise and questions. We are using a handful of these… Read More»

Dear Carlos, n your last letter, you described a prominent member in your church who is causing some difficulty.  As I read your account of the various “difficulties,” I must confess I had a good laugh over your descriptions.  Would it surprise you to know I’ve had very similar experiences over the years?  So let… Read More»

For a good part of that day, as the cards kept coming, I was quite amazed at how many high school girls were secretly admiring me.  Now, I’ll admit I’m not the sharpest knife in the drawer, so it should have dawned on me much sooner there was something very suspicious going on.  It wasn’t… Read More»

I am looking over my collection of 2010 pictures and, guess what?  It has been a very special family year again. God is so good! The year ended with another precious family wedding:  Grandson Matt married Laura Kohly on December 19 here in Miami.  She comes from a Swiss Cuban family and we are thrilled… Read More»

Dear Carlos, As always, I am thrilled to receive your letters.  Through our correspondence, I can sense that your love and faith in our Lord and Savior is growing.  I believe you are also getting to know me rather well as you asked me to tell you more about my dear wife, Carolyn, and God’s… Read More»

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