Guatemala, November 18th – 24th, 2017; Trip Update 2

Deanna BerkesGuatemala, Mission Trip Update

Team: FBC Cross City, Florida Today, we finished up painting the spare room (it was a bright lime green.) Mr. Anthony cut the grass and used the weed eater to finish up cutting the edges. The ladies and Nicholas helped with all of the kids. For our afternoon project today, Aidan, Nicholas, Mrs. Maria, and Mrs. Dana helped pack oatmeal … Read More

Guatemala, November 18th – 24th, 2017; Trip Update 1

Deanna BerkesGuatemala, Mission Trip Update

Team: FBC Cross City, Florida Today [Monday] we started off with an orientation of the Center. After the orientation we were all assigned to our separate jobs.  Aidan, Mr. Mike, and Mr. Anthony were assigned to maintenance. The ladies and Nicholas were divided up between daycare and childcare. Aidan and Mr. Mike’s job consisted of painting one of their spare … Read More

The Power of Prayer in Any Language

Kaysey GilbreathChild Sponsorship Matters, Guatemala, Sponsorship Update

This special sponsorship blog was written by a long-time team member and sponsor, Bev, who recently had the opportunity to spend time with her sponsored child in Guatemala. Read about her experience below! What is prayer? Spending time with the God we love, praising Him, adoring Him, confessing to Him, petitioning Him and listening to Him. What a privilege we … Read More

Guatemala, October 28th – November 3rd, 2017; Trip Update 1

Deanna BerkesGuatemala, Mission Trip Update

Our team arrived in Guatemala coming from vastly different backgrounds and walks of life but united by the desire to serve others. As we began to explore the beauty of Guatemala we were embraced by brilliant colors, beautiful people, and glorious terrain all wonderfully unfamiliar. Each smiling face greeted us without hesitation and enchanted us with their melodious language. Filled … Read More

Guatemala, October 14th – 20th, 2017; Trip Update 4

Deanna BerkesGuatemala, Mission Trip Update

Team: Florida Hospital Written by: Cassandra P. “Being Drained” It’s the final day and I’m drained. And it’s an answer to prayer. Am I exhausted? Definitely. But is my soul energized? Absolutely. Can one be exhausted and energized at the same time? Well, I suppose now is a good as a time as any to explain why me being drained … Read More

Guatemala, October 14th – 20th, 2017; Trip Update 3

Deanna BerkesGuatemala, Mission Trip Update

Team: Florida Hospital Written by: Jezmin G. Today, little Gloria chuckled at me while changing her diaper. I couldn’t believe it!  It was out of the blue, like she just remembered something funny.  I looked down on her with surprised joy, and she did it again!  This was the first time since we met two days ago that I have … Read More