Tag: becoming a missionary

Guatemala Transitions…The Beginning :)

Well our Guatemalan culture training has started right from the beginning.  We arrived safely on Monday evening and got to New Life Children’s Home (NLCH) after driving around for about 2 hours trying to find our way.  Lesson number 1 in Guatemala driving: left hand turns pretty much don’t exist in Guatemala so you spend…


Adjustments and Perspectives

As I wrote about in our last blog update this first month at SOM has been a great time of learning in the classroom.  However, we are also being taught lessons outside of the classroom; specifically we are learning lessons on adjustment and perspective changes.  There have been definite times of struggle but as ALWAYS…


Our First Month in SOM

As I sit down to write this blog I find myself thinking “I can’t believe we have only been here 1 month.” We thank God every day for the blessing of being able to attend this school.  We are learning so much!  Our teachers are all current long term missionaries or long term missionaries who are…


Missin’ Y’all :)

Well, this month has certainly been an adventure!  We know that many of you, our friends and family have said, “wow, the time has come,” when we said we were in the process of packing our stuff and moving to Texas for our school.  We certainly felt the same way!  We want to thank once…


Visiting Home

Ahhhh the joy of going home!!!  Ok so I know technically Guatemala is not my home yet however, it really is starting to feel that way.  I had the opportunity to return to Guatemala in February with our church’s missions team.  York Christian Church (YCC), our home church, has taken a team to Guatemala for…


God’s grace in times of sorrow

As wonderful as it is to serve God and be involved in the Serving At Risk Families (SARF) ministry all things in life have times of sadness. We experienced one of those times last week as we received news that the mother of one of the families we serve succumbed to her chronic kidney disease…


Running into the New Year

God is with us every step of the way. This is what He has affirmed in us over the past month. We’ve had an amazing experience in preparing our presentation to give to our home church. We will be giving the presentation for this first time at York Christian Church on January 29, 2012 at…