Tag: guatemala

Choose From Among Yourselves…

  1 Now at this time while the disciples were increasing in number, a complaint arose on the part of the Hellenistic Jews against the native Hebrews, because their widows were being overlooked in the daily serving of food. 2 So the twelve summoned the congregation of the disciples and said, “It is not desirable…


Furlough # 2

Missy and I learned a few things last year when we were on furlough.  As many of you recall, it was very fast paced and tiresome for us.  We remembered that there are many more summer hours in a day in the U.S. than there are in Guatemala because of our relative closeness to the…


Celebrate Recovery Women’s Retreat

I still remember our first meeting 5 years ago in 2011 with Pastor Jorge, the founding pastor of the church with which we serve here in Guatemala.  One of the things he shared with us that his church needed help with was growing their Celebrate Recovery (CR) program.  He was very excited that I had…


Only 15 days left for water :)

Hi everyone!  Below is a post about the need for water filters for families we serve here that I shared back in April.  Since then we have received enough to buy 13 water filters.  We will be stopping this fundraising effort on June 1 so that we can order the filters in time to have…


Living Water

37 On the last and greatest day of the festival, Jesus stood and said in a loud voice, “Let anyone who is thirsty come to me and drink. 38 Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from within them.”                      …


Merry Christmas from Guatemala!

As we spend another year away from you all, our friends and family, know that you are continually in our hearts.  Our memories of Christmas past recall joy, love, laughter, and good company.  We thank you for your continued love and support and wish you and yours the very best Christmas you have ever experienced….


Lionel

Let me tell you a little story… “Buenas tardes,” I said to the passers by.  We don’t tend to see neighbors very often in our neighborhood so we try to be as friendly as possible to everyone we see.  “Hola, como estas?” this gentleman seemed overly friendly to me as he walked his bike alongside…