Growing up in the ministry, I completely understand there is no such thing as “normal” work hours. My girls are quickly learning it also. This was our “normal” Sunday yesterday: For several reasons, we felt the need to take Lydia’s baby to a clinic hosted by Jeff and Karlie Ruiter. The clinic is quite difficult … More Sunday Funday!
The sponsors for children are very important, but they are not the only way you can be involved in the school. We like it when people have wonderful ideas of how they can be part of the school without necessarily having one assigned child. Buy a Breakfast Plate: The kids will receive a small … More School Sponsors
We have been working hard on providing opportunities for children to attend the school in January 2020. We are looking for families who not only need help, but desire the opportunity for their children to receive an education to help them change their future. After hours of interviews and house visits, we are hoping to … More Sponsors for 2020
As a general rule, we do not have birthday parties! Lizzi had one when she turned four years old and she still talks about that one time she had a party! Our birthday parties have always consisted of a small cake after Sunday dinner with family. The only people Audrey requested to be at … More Audrey’s Favorite Birthday Party!
Happy Birthday to our sweet Audrey! She is the one child who keeps us on our toes. Right now we are trying to teach her not to say everything she is thinking. She is the baby of the family, and she knows she is spoiled. She knows how to play the “baby” card … More Happy Birthday Audrey!
Aaron Rossin’s team from Michigan came to Guatemala with lots of supplies for the future school. Due to being in the city, Soy and I were not able to be a the center when the team came yesterday afternoon. The feeding center workers kept sending me texts and saying, “There are a lot of supplies! … More Lots of Donations!
This past week, we walked around some of the Mayan ruins. We approached the altar with the remains of fresh ashes, remains of candles, the smell of incense, and smoke filling the air as a reminder of the sacrifices made to the “gods”. This is a reminder of people living in darkness. People worshipping false … More Until They Know…
I am definitely admitting my lack of knowledge on the monetary value of the reading curriculum inside my classroom! The cost of a reading curriculum is extremely high. I was shocked when I started to add the cost for all of the “necessary” materials. Have we tried to see about companies donating curriculum to a … More All Smiles!
We are having to purchase some items for the school from the Uniteds States. We have tried to purchase a majority of things in Guatemala, but it can be difficult due to prices and availability. If a team is coming before January and you are willing to bring some items to us, please contact me … More Anyone Coming to Guate?
The current group at the mission house hosted a Family Day at the feeding center. There was an inflatable, cotton candy, popcorn, hot dogs, drinks, tattoos, face painting, manicures, ring toss, soccer, and free haircuts! The families were assigned a specific time to come to the center in order for it to be more … More Saturday & Sunday Fun!