Today was the first day of our English Academy for specific students. The students have been receiving English classes for the past year, but now we are focusing on taking it to the next level for conversations. I was very impressed with the amount of English the students have learned from Ingrid’s English classes! The … More English Academy
JZ’s final days in Guatemala were extremely busy! The family traveled to the beach to enjoy the Pacific Ocean and black sand beaches. They spent two days swimming in the pools, riding four wheelers, and eating a lot! This is a beautiful part of Guatemala and we are thrilled the family was able to experience … More JZ Says Adiós!
If you are Soy or Pam’s Facebook friends then you can closely follow JZ’s adventures. My post are always a day late! JZ started his day serving breakfast to the children at Colegio JET. He was able to meet the teachers of Colegio JET and a lot of the students. He sent the morning helping … More JZ Visits Colegio JET!
JZ had a busy day as he started the day attending church Iglesia JET. He is definitely not shy when speaking in front of a crowd! He blessed the people of Iglesia JET by providing lunch for all of them. We left church and went straight to the food distribution at the local fire station. … More JZ Feeds People!
JZ and his family spent Saturday building a house for an elderly couple. His dream to build a house in Guatemala finally came true! JZ is now a professional door and window builder for all casitas. He had a few men help him along the way, but he takes full credit for the house. JZ … More JZ Builds a House!
Jennings Baker (aka JZ) landed in Guatemala at 7:00 last night! As many from our community know, JZ is a 12 year old boy who has muscular dystrophy. His dream is to come to Guatemala and build a house! In February, Friendship Baptist made his dream possible by providing the funds for his family to … More JZ is in Guatemala!
I often talk about having the privilege of being part of the spiritual stories of the children in our lives. My prayer is that in ten, twenty, or thirty years from now, there will be men and women who are followers of Christ as a result of us investing in their lives. So many … More Mrs. Myrtle!
The teachers are exhausted but the children had lots of fun this week! Yesterday the kindergarten through fourth grade dyed eggs for the Easter egg hunt today. It was the first Easter egg hunt for many of our younger students and our new teachers! Have you ever tried to explain the purpose of painting eggs, … More Easter Eggs & Food Baskets!
The students love Easter week because it is filled with some learning, Bible stories, and lots of activities. Our teachers spend the morning teaching academics before having devotions, songs, crafts, and activities for the students. We place a lot of emphasis on the cruxifixction, resurrection, and salvation through Jesus Christ. We want our children to … More Easter Week!