We are busy this week with professional development for our teachers for three days. In October, Tess Scholz McClain, told me about this fantastic training she attended at her school. Trauma Free World is a non-profit organization that focuses on teaching how complex trauma for children impacts the brain, body, belief systems, behavior, and relationships. … More Food!

Vacation is Over!

Edit: I have written this blog several times. Our school break was the week after Easter, but I am very late with posting one blog. However, I have an excellent reason. This past Thursday, Eddie and Sue Turrentine, Teddy and Lisa Turrentine, Al and Cindy Stokes, Elizabeth, Ellie, and Cash Westbrook landed in Guatemala. It … More Vacation is Over!

Splash Day!

We choose to use this week to focus on the life, cruxifixction, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.  Last night I listened to our daughter, Audrey sing “Holy, Holy, Holy is the Lord God Almighty” and my heart was filled with joy.  This was one of the songs the children sang this week. My prayer is … More Splash Day!

Easter Week!

We are very excited about this week as we will focus on the events leading up to the resurrection of Christ. The students are happy because we will put reading, math, and science to the side as we have more of a VBS style of learning. We will spend Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday focusing on … More Easter Week!

USA Medical Team!

Last week, we welcomed eight students from the University of South Alabama Nurse Practitioner program to serve the people of Guatemala. They were accompanied by two USA professors, Daphne and Ashley, and one pediatrician, Laura, also. This was the first international trip to Guatemala for the University of South Alabama. We were very excited about … More USA Medical Team!

The Goodness of God

We are sharing with you a video of the students from Colegio JET. We have talked with the students about proclaiming Number 6:24-26 “May the Lord bless you and protect you. May the Lord smile on you and be gracious to you. May the Lord show you his favor and give you his peace ” for the many people who support Grace … More The Goodness of God

The Heartbeat of G.R.A.C.E Ministries

The very heartbeat of G.R.A.C.E. Ministries is the children! We love 165 of the most precious, energetic, beautiful, loving children in Guatemala. These 165 children who represent about 130 families. These 165 children will change their lives economically and spiritually. These 165 children love spending their days on GRACE Mountain. They laugh, hug, smile, sing, … More The Heartbeat of G.R.A.C.E Ministries

Coming Soon!

Every time I see our vehicles loaded with supplies, I always question if it is legal to drive this way! Chino, Edgar, and Daisy spent their Saturday buying supplies for the school. The inside of the truck was filled also. This was the first of the several shopping trips! They left the school at 9:00am, … More Coming Soon!

We Have Nothing!

It was 4:30pm and we were transitioning from working at the school to helping cook dinner for the team at the mission house. On this particular day, we received a phone call from the Education Supervisor of our community informing us a team would be at our school in the morning to determine whether or … More We Have Nothing!