This blog will be a bit long, but I feel it is necessary to give some background. Fourteen years ago, a GRACE team built a “double wide” house located on the dirt road leading to the mission house. The family of six had four precious small girls and many people from the team favored them. … More Meet Henry!
Sometimes it is nice to revisit past videos as a reminder of how God has blessed the feeding center. Many of you have been supportive of the feeding center when it was a smaller building with only 45 cute kids. Fast forward only five years later and the building has doubled in size, has two … More Five Years Later….
*** If you sponsor a child, you have received two emails asking you to pray for a specific need for the next 30 days. If you are committed to praying with us, it would be great to hear from you. Just a reply simply stating “Praying” is perfect! We believe in prayer. The structure of … More Meet Margarita, Magdalena, and Esmeralda
We need your help in building a library at the feeding center. Life Aid Ministries has graciously donated some books and the kids are loving them. The books can be purchased in honor/memory of someone or donated from a class/organization. This would be a great way to designate the offering from VBS. Click on the … More Library!
Yesterday Friendship Baptist had a “Bless Tess” day. Some people were not able to view the video so I am choosing to post it here. Obviously, Tess is serving in Guatemala until July 11th. Tess made a video to introduce herself and to briefly tell her purpose for being in Guatemala. If you want to … More “Bless Tess”
I definitely receive the slacker award for consistency in writing a blog. My parents along with Ross and Kathy Genzink left this past Thursday, and they worked us the entire time. Meetings, feeding 300 people, feeding center, replacing water heaters kept us all busy. It was fun to watch the majority of the kids at … More Hilarious!
I have been in Guatemala a little over one week! And what an absolute gift and whirlwind it has been. But then again, adventures with Jesus usually hold these two characteristics in equal tension. My first time working with both Grace Ministries and Shining Light Abroad Ministires was back in February on a week long … More Blog By Tess
This past Tuesday was “Labor Day” in Guatemala, but we think it is important to keep the feeding center open for the nutritional value. The only problem was Tess and I were in charge of cooking. The menu consisted of pancakes, sausages, eggs, and bananas! Thankfully we did have three mothers help us with the … More Pancakes & School