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!
We had another day filled with lots of activities, food, and Bible stories. We colored/painted/dyed 1800 eggs! Here are a few pictures from yesterday. What are the plans for today? The exact same thing except we added building 2 houses to the list! Please continue to pray for today and tomorrow.
We have been praying and preparing for this week! We are using this week to solely focus on the life, death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. We are trusting, believing, and expecting God to do great things this week. What was yesterday like? We watched as 100 children unloaded the bus in the morning. … More Easter Week!
Long term. Waiting possible years to see results. May not see results. Relational. Messy. Rewarding. Eternal. We believe in short-term missions. The short-term mission teams open door of opportunities for us to do long-term ministry. However, most of us would agree that there is something satisfying about numbers at the end of a mission trip. … More A Simple “I Love You!”