Missions BlogA collection of blog entries from out team....
Monday night members of the local Hispanic churches gathered together at the Moriah Association for a time of prayer and discussion of current events that affect them every day! A representative from the US Citizenship and Immigration Services along with...
The kids and I made a map of the trailer park that is served through The Connection ministry.... 180 mobile homes! Men, women, and children of multiple cultures that God loves. He has chosen to demonstrate his love for them by providing a mission outpost for the local...
I remember as a child the excitement I felt with my Easter basket ready and waiting to hear the words! Pinks, purples, blues and most of all gold….. colors of spring… flowers, grass, and a warm sun. God created so … Continue reading →
God allowed me to see something beautiful today. There’s a girl here that was homeless, sleeping in her car and with no food. A sweet lady from the local church provded clothes and other items that she and her son … Continue reading →
A mothers heart in our community was broken today when her son took his life. She didn’t see it coming and never imagined this would happen. But God heard her cry and he gathered his church to sit with her … Continue reading →
I have been wanting to blog about our past year on the mission field, but trying to think of a way that could completely describe it. Then I heard this song called Never Been a Moment on the radio this morning and thought THAT IS IT!! Here are some of the verses that really hit … Continue reading 2016…. Never Been A Moment
Our original plans today were canceled due to very bad weather! So instead, we colored, we painted nails, brushed hair, tickled, laughed… and we loved. We closed the day with a lovely bedtime story. Due to the 73 degree weather … Continue reading →
We enjoyed lunch in the Colonia (we found Dori) and the remainder of today was spent loving and sharing with our sweet kids! From chewing sugar cane they cut with machetes to them opening the gifts we brought!!! The fishing … Continue reading →
Our second day was filled with our fun excursion day with friends at the beach followed by dinner at Bojangles for the children! It’s such a blessing to spend time with Jamieandronnie Richmcdonald, laugh, catch up since our last time … Continue reading →
There’s no words to describe the reunion today with the children at Greenfield Children’s Home! To say it felt like I had returned home is an understatement! It is a pleasure, a joy, and an honor to be able to … Continue reading →
A 2:30am call means so many things… many times worry and fear… but not this time… This time it was a green light. All supplies and donations have been double checked, packed, and weighed. Flights have been checked in… and … Continue reading →
I delivered a beanie to the sweet lady that bought my house on Deertrack! I was crying walking up to the house as the memories came flooding back! I apologized immediately when she opened the door. We talked and shared … Continue reading →
If pictures could speak, this first one would sum up our whole day! It was organized chaos but it was a blessed day! Crosses were picked from local churches to purchase Christmas gifts for our neighbors at Countryside. And they … Continue reading →
A sneak peek…. Saturday is a very special day in the ministry at Countryside! It is a time when in 1 day our neighbors will receive gifts for Christmas through direct contact with local Christians. There will be sharing of … Continue reading →
Yesterday our hearts were blessed as our children were loved on in Homework Helpers! Representatives from 3 local church bodies came to celebrate with us and remember the greatest gift ever given! A new life free to us all through … Continue reading →
It’s interesting how in living in Buford for 20 years God prepared me for this mission field at Countryside… I think absolutely nothing of hearing gunshots tonight! Then I’m reminded, they are shooting at each other and not deer! And … Continue reading →
It has been a lovely week full of Christmas tree deliveries by a local Lancaster family! We have many children able to have a tree this year despite their families financial difficulties! And more are being delivered tomorrow! Amen! God … Continue reading →
There are times when I feel the familiarity of my hometown… the old post office, Piggly Wiggly, and the pond at Memorial Park. Feelings surface as the memories rush to the surface… and I feel “at home”. Then there are … Continue reading →