We laugh because we never lose sleep about building a house for a family. In fact, building a house is the easy part. The following story is one of the hard parts of the ministry… We knew this 13 year old boy’s mother was living in the states. We knew that she was trying hard … More Building a House is Easy!
The week before Easter we focused on clearly sharing the Gospel with our students. We talked in depth about what it means to be a follower of Christ. We had over 50 students choose to accept Jesus as their personal Lord and Savior. Pastor Adan has spent the past several weeks counseling the students to … More Sunday Baptisms!
Last year, we only had 9 teams serve in Guatemala. We breathed a sigh of relief when 2020 was over, but 2021 has proven to be difficult also. This year we will only have 12 teams serve in Guatemala. For the most part these teams will be very small. Teams and people are choosing not … More Want to Serve in Guatemala?
To know Abner is to love Abner! If you do not immediately fall in love with Abner than something must be wrong with you! Abner is a very sweet, loving boy in the third grade. He is full of life! On Monday morning, I received a message from Abner’s teacher, Katherine. It simply stated that … More Prayers for Abner!
It’s Saturday afternoon and I received a text from Shadya. We had “Spring Break” last week and I jokingly told the teachers that I needed a break from all of their questions. However, Shadya was so broken about this situation that her questions could not wait until Monday morning. She had been visiting families when … More Stories of Meeting Needs…
We love what we do! We love being able to watch God move in the lives of people. We love simply being the vessels delivering the blessings! We try to keep people updated about things happening in our ministry through social media or a blog. However, we probably do a poor job about letting people … More Stories of Meeting Needs…
One of the things we try to teach our teachers and students is about their Biblical responsibility to help the people around them. We always encourage “Guatemalans help Guatemalans!” We are trying hard to break the mindset of waiting on North Americans to serve the poor. Our goal is to have the youth from the … More Coffee for a Cause!
My dad surprised us with a visit last week. A lot of times, I become so wrapped up in the daily routine that I overlook the things happening behind the scenes. We have so many stories about needs of the children that it becomes overwhelming. We choose to keep many of the needs private, but … More One of the Many Stories…
My plan was to write a second entry Thursday night but I did not have access to the internet and then I traveled all day yesterday. Sorry for the delay! I made a mistake in my earlier entry. Each family from Colegio JET was given two bags of food on Thursday. I had written they … More Guest Blogger Part 2
Once Deidra told me that Colegio JET would be having an evangelistic emphasis Monday through Thursday of this week, I prayed and felt the Lord give me confirmation that I needed to be present during these days. Obviously, getting to spend time with Deidra and the granddaughters was a huge plus but the overriding reason … More Easter Guest Blogger!