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, 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, 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 5th – 11th, 2017; Trip Update 1

Deanna BerkesGuatemala, Mission Trip Update

Team: Baylor University Line Camp Written by: Bethany D. We have only been here at the Malnutrition Center for a few hours, but our team has already been exposed to and given the opportunity to be a part of an overwhelming display of love and care for God’s people. The center, whose mission is to care for local children and … Read More

Uganda, July 19th – 30th, 2017; Trip Update 7

Angela BurkettMission Trip Update, Uganda

The least of these. Visiting the village of Soroti was an amazing journey as we saw a well run organization reach out to children in need and their families. The medical clinic really helped the children and the home visit to sponsor children gave an opportunity to shower love, share the gospel and give out clothing! The team is anticipating … Read More

Uganda, July 19th – 30th, 2017; Trip Update 6

Angela BurkettMission Trip Update, Uganda

God bless the little children! The Source of the Nile was an inspirational trip today for the team, the staff and the Genesis Preschool children. Again we were amazed at the control the children exhibited and the complete unselfishness they practice. The trip on the Nile went without a problem! After the wonderful boat ride we had a picnic in … Read More