Family + Sponsorship = New Hope

RJ WaltersChild Sponsorship Matters, Colombia

Tania is a 10-year-old girl who has lived her entire life in a village in the mountains of Colombia that is best known for its production of sugar cane. Tania lives with her mom who has suffered from chronic kidney failure for a long time. Every three days, she must travel to Bogota for dialysis treatments. It is a six-hour … Read More

Colombia, June 10th – 16th, 2017; Trip Update

Deanna BerkesColombia, Mission Trip Update

Team: Bell Shoals Baptist Church The team  from Bell Shoals Baptist Church arrived on Saturday and basically have ministered non-stop since. We have had the privilege and joy of ministering in 5 different schools and churches. Bible stories, crafts, music, and of course, FÚTBOL (soccer) are the activities the children have enjoyed. The team is made up of 22 servants … Read More

Colombia, March 18th – 24th, 2017; Trip Update 4

Deanna BerkesColombia, Mission Trip Update

Team: Colombia Medical Missions Written by: Dr. Allen J. Holmes Today was Day Four of mobile medical clinics.  It was another amazing day of ministry.  We saw 82 patients today in the town of Sasaima.   But one, at least for me, really stuck out. A woman, whose name is Carmen, sat down in front of me and as with all … Read More

Colombia, March 18th – 24th, 2017; Trip Update 3

Deanna BerkesColombia, Mission Trip Update

Trip: Colombia Medical Missions Written by: Tyler S. This mission trip has been challenging for me in a way that has been quite unexpected. I’ve been on several mission trips over the past eight years and God has always taught me a different lesson or had a different theme for each of them. The lesson for this trip has been … Read More

Colombia, March 18th – 24th, 2017; Trip Update 1

Deanna BerkesColombia, Mission Trip Update

What an amazing day and a busy week for Colombia! It began in a small church in the village of Facatativa with Dr. Jason preaching about leaving a legacy. Next, we quickly transitioned the tables and chairs to get ready for the afternoon medical clinic. Our medical team saw 56 patients and we treated a variety of medical issues. Many … Read More

Colombia, July 16th – July 22nd, 2016; Trip Update 4

Deanna BerkesColombia, Mission Trip Update

God has been so good!  Our team had an amazing week in Colombia.  The medical clinics were a great success! Please pray with us for the people in Chimbre, Las Marias, Villeta, Obreo, and Bagazal.  We saw many people receive medical treatment and also many people trust Jesus as their savior.  We want to continue to pray for the new … Read More

Colombia, July 16th – July 22nd, 2016; Trip Update 3

Deanna BerkesColombia, Mission Trip Update

Our day began with an adventurous ride through the mountains of Colombia. Then, within the first few minutes of our medical clinic, I locked eyes with a beautiful little girl. She had the biggest eyes I had ever seen. Immediately, lyrics to a popular worship song ran through my head, “Wide eyed and mystified, may we be just like a … Read More

Colombia, July 16th – July 22nd, 2016; Trip Update 1

Deanna BerkesColombia, Mission Trip Update

Today was an amazing day of ministry for our team.  We had over 100 people attend our medical clinic in the town of Barrio Obreo.  Not only did the children and adults receive a medical consult and medicine for their ailments,  they also received the gospel.  We praise Jesus for the 12 people who trusted Jesus as their Savior today!  … Read More