On the one hand, I can't believe we have been here six months and this is my first blog post! On the other hand, it has been the craziest whirlwind of six months I have ever experienced. I have barely had time to breathe, let alone blog. With that said... Hi! From Honduras! It's beautiful… Continue reading First Blog Post from Honduras!
We often hear and read that the most Biblical way to care for orphans on the mission field is church planting. We agree. Orphaned and abandoned children are a tragic result of sin. The Gospel is the answer to sin. More churches are desperately needed everywhere. No argument there. (Matthew 4:23; Matt. 11:5; Mark 13:10;… Continue reading Consider Yourself Called
Oh hi! Yes, we are still running Mission:40 Little Things, and yes, it is going SO GREAT. I'm going to take just a quick minute to share some items that have been donated in the last month or so. I can't tell you how much I appreciate the effort that is being put into this… Continue reading Mission: 40 Little Things SO MANY UPDATES
How much is a life worth, anyway? The cost of two grande caramel macchiatos? The cost of one large pizza? The cost of a happy meal? There are times when I have thought, "I wish I could give more, but what I have to give is so little. It wouldn't even make a dent in… Continue reading Mission: 40 Little Things
Friends, I am so happy to tell you that we reached our goal for Mission: Head to Toe! So many people shopped, helped and donated. As a result, we ended up with 101 pairs of shoes and 116 hats! They were added to a container full of necessities being shipped to Honduras, and should arrive… Continue reading Celebration Post for Mission: Head to Toe
I have not forgotten about the blog or Mission: Head to Toe! This deputation life we're living has a way of throwing any kind of writing routine right out the car window. Meanwhile, Mission: Head to Toe is complete and I'm super thrilled to let you know that it was a success! There were a… Continue reading Mission: Head to Toe Update!
Mission: 60 Dresses was all about the sprinkles! It was a great success, praise the Lord! Our next project to benefit the children of Hogar de Amor is a little bit coffee (necessary) and a little bit sprinkles (extra).A wonderful church in Tennessee, who visits Honduras several times a year, visited the ministry this summer… Continue reading Mission: Head to Toe
Mission: 60 Dresses was an amazing success! When I first set the goal of 60 new dresses I did a lot of second guessing."No way will that many brand-new dresses come in!" I thought. Well, I was wrong. My blog may be small and my talents few, but God is big and able. A grand total… Continue reading RESULTS of Mission: 60 Dresses
After poring over sheets of pencilled information that was faxed from Honduras to a church in TN then faxed to me, I have the final count. There are APPROXIMATELY (this fluctuates) 48 girls and young ladies currently at the mission, between the ages of 1 and 26. That is as of September '13. I believe… Continue reading Mission: 60 Dresses
Alright, ladies! We have a list of ages and sizes of the girls at Hogar de Amor for those of you who have been shopping or sewing! It is 14 pages and looks like this! Eeek! It took someone a lot of precious time to make and fax this list, for that I am very… Continue reading We Have Sizes! (basically…)