Why are we still here? This question has been asked a lot! We have watched many missionaries leave for various reasons. Our children have been in the car three times since March 14th. Two of those times was to simply go through the drive thru at fast food restaurants. For split seconds, we have … More Why Are We Here?
To say the past 3 months have been challenging would be an understatement. We have questioned a lot of things during this time. We have watched impoverished people struggle even more without any help from others. We have felt as if we are not making a huge difference. And then we receive stories–Stories of … More Stories of Hope!
Three Months!!! We anticipated providing food for families for 2-4 weeks. We never imagined our ministry would change focus to solely providing food for families. We have provided 2500 food bags! Our main focus has been for the families at the school, however, we have been able to help other communities, families, and churches meet … More 3 Months!
How is a single mother with 4 children suppose to pay for rent if she has no employment? She has worked hard to provide for her family, but the restrictions have caused her factory to temporarily close. The landowner has graciously agreed to delay the payment, but she will eventually have to pay all … More Willing to Work!
The greatest need for the people in Guatemala is food! The needs are overwhelming. Today we blessed every family at Colegio JET for the 11th week in a row. Each family received beans, rice, flour, oatmeal, sugar, nutrient drink mix, pasta, potatoes, carrots, onions, tomatoes, zucchini, and eggs. The food bags have become the only … More 5 Loaves & 2 Fish
Another story of one of the many ways God has reminded us of His goodness. On March 16th, we found ourselves standing in shock at the sudden close of all schools in Guatemala. The thought of the children missing a few days in academics did not strike fear in me. The thought of the … More He Knows Our Needs!
Happy Birthday to our dad and Poppy! We planned to spend one week celebrating with him, but our plans have changed! So many people know our dad as a pastor who leads the church. We have watched him serve in every capacity possible–Bus Visitation, Children’s Church, Sunday school teacher, Discipleship training teacher, Youth Pastor, College … More Happy Birthday Poppy!
These stories are more as a reminder for us that God knows the needs. He meets the needs at the perfect time. Many times, he meets the needs before they are even known. We have delivered food to the families of Colegio JET, elderly, and single mothers on various days. This is completely dependent on … More He Knows Our Needs!
We are grateful God has blessed us with some wonderful people in our lives. So many of you have expressed your sympathy to our family during the passing of my paternal grandfather. Thank you Friendship Baptist Church for supporting and encouraging my dad and mom during this time. Thank you to those who attended … More A Personal Thank You!
“For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father’s family will perish. And who knows but that you have come to your royal position for such a time as this?” Esther 4:14 We like to focus on the stories of … More Harsh Reality!