My favorites part of the past several weeks has been helping others. We have been able to continue helping single mothers, widows, elderly, and other ministries. Many of you are probably familiar with Noe and Moises in Chirijuyú from years of house construction and food distributions . (Think about the strawberry fields) No outsiders … More Helping Others
“The generous will themselves be blessed, for they share their food with the poor.” Proverbs 22:9 Before a teacher committed to teaching at Colegio JET, we made it very clear that this job would be difficult. The job is much greater than simply meeting the academic needs. The teachers would need … More Sacrificial Gifts
We basically have become full time food distributors. We purchase the food, divide the food, pass out food, repeat. Nothing glorious about it and yet we know it is essential right now. It is Thursday night and we have already given out 165 bags of food this week. Just a few weeks ago … More Food Distributors!
We have tried to be very involved in the community of El Tejar. We want to bless those in need during this time. Of course, many of the greatest needs are in the lives of the elderly. A couple of our teachers, Shadya and Telma, have met the needs of some of the … More Happy Grandmothers!
Here are some more pictures of families receiving “Bags of Hope”. We finished passing out the bags to all of the families. The families are very grateful. In my opinion, there seems to be a bit more anxiety among the children and families. We were able to bless the local policemen and firemen with … More Bags of Hope Day 3
Here are a few pictures of our teachers passing out “Bags of Hope” to families of Colegio JET. We delivered food to approximately 60 families today. Each family is extremely grateful for the help. Last April we began to pray that God would send us the teachers He wanted for our school. We prayed for … More Bags of Hope–Day 2
So many of you are part of providing food to many families in Guatemala. We are still amazed at how God used people to provide for the “Bag Lunches”. I am going to give brief updates over the next several days about the work we have been doing. Monday and Tuesday was spent trying … More Bags of Hope
“There has never been the slightest doubt in my mind that the God who started this great work in you would keep at it and bring it to a flourishing finish on the very day Christ Jesus appears.” Philippians 1:6 (The Message) In June 2018, we said “Yes” to God. We were obedient to Him. … More Jesus & Education Transform
On Friday, my dad challenged all 13 of his blog readers to give towards “Bag Lunches”. The Terrific Thirteen went above and beyond! Our goal was to provide each family with one food bag this week. You can read my dad’s blog for the final count: http://www.friendshipfamily.net/pastorblog/ We are amazed! We are humbled! … More The Terrific Thirteen
Why? There are a lot of unknowns at this particular time. However, one of life’s greatest mystery/unknown is “Why do people read my dad’s blog?” Outside of the people who are sick, no one knows if the rest of the blog has any truth to it. Why do people care to read about the … More WHY?