Guatemala, October 14th – 20th, 2017; Trip Update 1

Deanna BerkesGuatemala, Mission News, Mission Trip UpdateLeave a Comment

Our team this week is made up of people with many different skills and varied backgrounds, like most groups that travel with Orphan’s Heart. However, the thing that makes this team special is the degree of their commitment to returning and dedication to bringing the best care to our children. Florida Hospital has traveled with us for 8 consecutive years … Read More

Guatemala; October 7-12; Trip Update 4

Kaysey GilbreathGuatemalaLeave a Comment

“For this child I prayed, and the LORD has granted me my petition that I made to him. Therefore I have lent him to the LORD. As long as he lives he is lent to the LORD” 1 Samuel 1:27-28. The Lord blessed Hannah with a child, whom she has long prayed for, and she gives him back to the … Read More

Guatemala; October 7-12th; Trip Update 3

Kaysey GilbreathGuatemalaLeave a Comment

Today was another eventful day at the center. Katie and I have been working with the older daycare group. This is the same group we got to work with last year. We have had an amazing time meeting and forming a bond with all the children that we didn’t already know from last year. Brittany is one child who has … Read More

Tortillas, Pedicures and the Gospel

RJ WaltersGuatemala

At the Malnutrition Center in Guatemala our ministry has expanded to meet the urgent needs of not only precious little children, but also to loving moms who are doing everything in their strength to care for their infants and toddlers who need a little help. Our Nursing Mothers Program works with mothers of children who are not getting necessary nutrients … Read More

Guatemala, September 16th – 22nd, 2017; Trip Update 3

Deanna BerkesGuatemala, Mission Trip Update

Team: Second Baptist Church of Jacksonville, Arkansas It is hard to believe tomorrow is our last day of work at the Center. The plane ride does not seem long ago. But the breadth and depth of what we have experienced is hard to process in its totality. Whether it be changing a diaper for the first time, or seeing God’s mercy … Read More

Guatemala, September 16th – 22nd, 2017; Trip Update 2

Deanna BerkesGuatemala, Mission Trip Update

Team: Second Baptist Church of Jacksonville, Arkansas On the second day of work our faces are starting to be recognized by the children– and their faces are surely finding their places in our mind and hearts. We are taking more and more active roles as we come to understand the routines of a typical day.  I am encouraged by the joy … Read More

Guatemala, September 16th – 22nd, 2017; Trip Update 1

Deanna BerkesGuatemala, Mission Trip Update

Team: Second Baptist Church of Jacksonville, Arkansas Sunday was the first full day in Guatemala for our team and for many of us individually.  After meeting in the morning for breakfast we had a time of worship and devotion led by our Orphan’s Heart Team leader, Cesar Chahin. He read in Jeremiah where God told the prophet,  “Before I formed … Read More