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

Dominican Republic, September 30th – October 6th, 2017; Trip Update 2

Angela BurkettDominican Republic, Mission NewsLeave a Comment

On our second full day of working in the Dominican Republic and amongst the people, we got to do some serious building! This morning we got to work alongside 15 very gracious local residents in beginning the construction of 4 homes. We worked side-by-side building walls, securing rebar and preparing for tomorrow’s concrete reinforcement. As we piled each block, it … Read More

Dominican Republic, September 30th – October 6th, 2017; Trip Update 1

Angela BurkettDominican Republic, Mission NewsLeave a Comment

Rest. Deep, unimaginable, soul-filling, awe-inspiring, recharging of spiritual zeal. Is it valued across world cultures? Is it valued in the remote regions of the world where the hustle and bustle of the American workforce is unheard of?    Today, I found rest. Or should I say, “Rest found me.” If you would have asked me one year ago if I … Read More

Guatemala, August 12th – 18th, 2017; Trip Update 3

Orphan's HeartGuatemala, Mission Trip Update

Team: Joy Church (Matthews, NC) Written by: Beth Q. Our Joy Church Team is on our last day ministering to and getting very blessed by the amazing children here at Orphan’s Heart, Guatemala.  Before we came I wondered what I would learn from the experience and what God might speak to my heart. We all knew that Orphan’s Heart rescued … Read More

Guatemala, August 12th – 18th, 2017; Trip Update 2

Orphan's HeartGuatemala, Mission Trip Update

These children are absolutely precious! One of the team members has said, “These kids speak the language of love” – and they do. We may have a language barrier, but it really isn’t a “barrier”. The children here at the center can understand when we love on them and care for them. God is certainly working in these children’s life’s … Read More

Guatemala, August 12th – 18th, 2017; Trip Update 1

Orphan's HeartGuatemala, Mission Trip Update

Today has been an amazing day for the children and the team. The daycare children had an adventurous day with the team visiting them this week. The day started off with reading books, putting together puzzles, and playing “pile-on” in the floor. Mid-day the kids were able to play on the outside playgroun. It was muddy, but loads of fun! … Read More

Guatemala, August 5th – 11th, 2017; Trip Update 4

Orphan's HeartGuatemala, Mission Trip Update

Team: Baylor University Line Camp “You’ll use the things that God’s wired you for to redeem the things that break your heart.” –Rebekah Lyons For most of my life I have struggled to understand why God has chosen to give me a comfortable life in the midst of a world of suffering. Why is it that I am granted the … Read More