The greatest need for the people in Guatemala is food! The needs are overwhelming. Today we blessed every family at Colegio JET for the 11th week in a row. Each family received beans, rice, flour, oatmeal, sugar, nutrient drink mix, pasta, potatoes, carrots, onions, tomatoes, zucchini, and eggs. The food bags have become the only … More 5 Loaves & 2 Fish
Another story of one of the many ways God has reminded us of His goodness. On March 16th, we found ourselves standing in shock at the sudden close of all schools in Guatemala. The thought of the children missing a few days in academics did not strike fear in me. The thought of the … More He Knows Our Needs!
Happy Birthday to our dad and Poppy! We planned to spend one week celebrating with him, but our plans have changed! So many people know our dad as a pastor who leads the church. We have watched him serve in every capacity possible–Bus Visitation, Children’s Church, Sunday school teacher, Discipleship training teacher, Youth Pastor, College … More Happy Birthday Poppy!
These stories are more as a reminder for us that God knows the needs. He meets the needs at the perfect time. Many times, he meets the needs before they are even known. We have delivered food to the families of Colegio JET, elderly, and single mothers on various days. This is completely dependent on … More He Knows Our Needs!
We are grateful God has blessed us with some wonderful people in our lives. So many of you have expressed your sympathy to our family during the passing of my paternal grandfather. Thank you Friendship Baptist Church for supporting and encouraging my dad and mom during this time. Thank you to those who attended … More A Personal Thank You!
“For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father’s family will perish. And who knows but that you have come to your royal position for such a time as this?” Esther 4:14 We like to focus on the stories of … More Harsh Reality!
Around 6:00 am my paternal grandfather, Charles “Curly” Turrentine, entered heaven. He accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior almost 51 years ago. His life was radically changed when he became a follower of Christ. For this reason, we know he is worshipping at the feet of Jesus. There are so many stories … More Worshiping Jesus!
So many of you have sent us very kind messages telling of your prayer support. I am starting to feel like every blog says basically the same thing–Providing Food for Families in Need! When we moved here 3 years ago our prayer was simple–“Whatever, Whenever, Wherever”. We simply asked God to use us to … More Quick Update!
Last year, Ali attended the feeding center program faithfully. We had established a good relationship with her parents and they were always appreciative for the help. One week, Ali did not come to the center. One week became several weeks. We were unable to make contact with the family. Several months passed and the … More Boots on the Ground!
Here is a quick summary of some of the food you have helped buy for the people in Guatemala from March 19th-May3rd: Eggs–400 Dozen Flour for Tortillas–1000 pounds Rice–2400 pounds Beans–2400 Pounds Incaparina–650 Bags Oil–400 Bottles Oatmeal–1000 Bags Tomatoes–2000 individuals Carrots–6000 individuals Onions–140 Pounds Radishes–750 Individuals Sugar–360 Pounds Pasta–5000 Bags 1300 Food Bags! We will … More Thank You from S.L.A.M. & G.R.A.C.E.