One of our precious boy, Sergio, lives with his 4 siblings and mom in a small block room without lights. They burn candles at night for light which can obviously be very dangerous. We have checked on getting electricity for his house but we have been unsuccessful. Two weeks ago we were able to purchase … More Lights!
It is no secret about how much we miss our church fellowship. So when a team of 48 people from our church and two other precious churches spend a week with us in Guatemala, it is an encouraging and refreshing time. We have spent the past week being very busy, but loving every minute of … More Our Hearts Are Full!
To each person who has sponsored a specific child or given to the general funds at the feeding center–Thank You! You are changing lives! Sometimes videos are better than written words. As my dad and I were going Antigua, we saw Sebastian and Alex (boys from the feeding center) walking down the road. We stopped … More Surprises!
We have been very busy, but I will quickly share one the things we have been involved with during this past week. We are traveling each morning to a small town called San Pedro located on the other side of Antigua. There are 7 families (50 people) who have been displaced due to losing everything […] … More Breakfast! — Shining Light Abroad Ministries
We have been very busy, but I will quickly share one the things we have been involved with during this past week. We are traveling each morning to a small town called San Pedro located on the other side of Antigua. There are 7 families (50 people) who have been displaced due to losing everything … More Breakfast!
It has been one year since we walked our family of five onto an airplane to permanently live in Guatemala. Honestly, I don’t remember much of the day or following week as I was an emotional wreck. However, we believe in a living a Life of Obedience to the things we know God is calling … More One Year Later…
Jesus was in the temple, observing all the wealthy wanting to be noticed as they came with their offerings. He noticed a very poor widow dropping two small copper coins in the offering box. “Listen to me,” he said. “This poor widow has given a larger offering than any of the wealthy. For the rich … More A Sacrificial Gift
We have spent the past two days praying about the best way we can help the people affected by the Volcano. Today we traveled to the main “help” area to see if there are needs for resources. Thankfully, people were bringing lots of water, food, medicine, and clothes. At this moment we believe the best … More How Can We Help?
Many people have worked with Pastor Max Lara and loved his family for years. Max lost a sister-in-law and niece-in-law as a result of the volcano. They were buried yesterday afternoon. As of yesterday, they were still trying to receive accurate information about Max’s brother. They have lost some of the members, including children, from … More Update on Pastor Max (2nd Entry)
There was a lot of volcanic ash (sand) in Chimaltenango as a result of the eruption of Fuego. We were a bit naive about the devastation caused by the eruption as we were without power for several hours and just simply did not stay connected with the news. Many of you know Pastor Max and … More Volcano!