Our Normalcy… One Saturday night, I received a text from Soy that stated, “S is crying uncontrollably and she is complaining of chest pains.” She had come to the youth group at the church, but started complaining of chest pains when she started to leave. In true dramatic fashion, the local fire station came … More “Our Normalcy” 3
And so our night began… Without hesitation, Daisy immediately volunteered to take care of the boys. After one phone call, Telma volunteered to help take care of the boys. Chino, Eric, and Ronaldo volunteered to help also. Three Grace workers and 2 Colegio JET students willingly jumped to serve the children. I came … More “Our Normalcy” Part 2
Since I was raised in a pastor’s home, I realize there is no such thing as a normal day in ministry. There is not an 8 hour shift. There is not an uninterrupted day off. There is not a phone call to be returned during normal office hours. Thankfully, God has always prepared us to … More “Normalcy” Part 1
Our days are filled with various ways of serving people, but our main priority is always our children. We spend a lot of time focusing on the physical, emotional, spiritual, and academic needs of the students. We are asking God to use us to be part of breaking the physical and spiritual darkness among the … More What Have We Been Doing?
With all of the craziness in the world, the easy thing for our school to do is to simply pass out homework and to give the children a bag of basic food. However, we know this is not the best for most of our children. God has been so faithful in showing us favor with … More We Will Not Eat Today!
“Blessed are the flexible for they shall not be bent out of shape!” Vriesland Church has always been very, very gracious to GRACE Ministries in many more ways than one. Once again, they were going to allow us to use their building tonight for our meeting. However, they lost electricity today and are told it … More Michigan Meeting Location!
This is such an odd request, but does anyone have an old ambulance? We are looking for one to use in our local community. It does not have to be new or even working. We can make the repairs in Guatemala. If you happen to know any hospital or fire station who is looking to … More Have an Ambulance?
If you live in Michigan then this is your personal invitation to hear about the great things happening with Grace Ministries! We are excited to have people returning to Guatemala. Although this year has been different, we have welcomed groups throughout the months of June and July. Thankfully, we have had no problems with people … More Michigan Meeting!
Wow! Time flies when you are having fun! Or when you are extremely busy… I am going to try to give a quick summary of the past 2 weeks. Last week, my dad’s group built a total of 8 houses. This kept them busy during the day. They returned home each night to host a … More Great Things are Happening!
We were so thankful to have Motlow Creek Baptist serve alongside us last week. Pastor Terry Rainey was influential in my teenage years during youth camps. He has been part of my life for over 25 years, and he introduced us to the sweet people of Motlow. Pastor Terry had a part in our wedding … More Busy Week!