When your only means for transportation is walking then your shoes definitely become worn. For sweet Delia, her shoes are not a fashion statement but a necessity of life. Several months ago, her school shoes were falling apart and hot glue did not do the trick. That particular day we were able to find … More Glittery Shoes!
We are watching the bar move closer to our Hallelujah goal! We need $19, 000 over the next three days to close the Dollar to Dollar Match! We have watched God move in mighty ways over the past month, and we have stood speechless. This afternoon, I stood on the side of the soccer … More Almost There!
Shared Blog from Teddie Turrentine: As you know, we had an anonymous donor offer to match dollar for dollar every gift given or pledge made up to one hundred thousand dollars during January 2019 for the construction of the school in Guatemala. We have surpassed that goal to which we can only say “to God … More Hallelujah Goal!
One of the most encouraging things this month has been to see how many people have chosen to invest in the new school for the children. Do not get me wrong–I am very excited when someone give a large amount. However, I am equally excited when I see the list of donors choosing the invest … More Learning About Giving
We only have 8 days remaining in the Dollar to Dollar Match! You have 8 days to have your donation or pledge doubled! These children deserve an opportunity for a better future. You can be a part of changing generations! Share! Share! Share! Click Here to Watch the Video: January Challenge!
We do not work with many of the teams, but we often hear how God uses a trip to Guatemala to change the course of someone’s life. Sometimes God chooses to take us out of our comfort zones, to break our hearts, and to leave us speechless in order to have us truly seek after … More Changing Lives
This year we welcomed some new faces to our program! How could you not fall in love with these cuties! We are excited about their future!
These sweet children are excited about the Dollar to Dollar Match in January! What a great investment! Reminder, all pledges will be honored too–just email Deidra at shininglightabroad.com. DO you know someone interested in giving stocks to a 501(c)3? Contact me for information on how to donate! Don’t miss this opportunity! Whoever is kind to … More Dollar to Dollar!
We arrived back in Guatemala on Friday afternoon and we have hit the ground running. Update on January Match: Our hearts are overflowing! We are watching God use people in mighty ways. I am encouraged because people realize the school is a complete God-size dream and they want to be part of it. Churches, schools, … More Catching Up!
Continued from yesterday: For many Sebastian is the face of abandonment, the face of failure, the face without a future. However, we know the very God who numbered the stars formed Sebastian in his mother’s womb. When we look at Sebastian we see a Face Needing Love, a Face with a Future, a Face … More Why the Urgency?