Children

The 13 year old girl we received has a horrible story. Her parents are in jail & her grand- parents are both ill. One day they left and so this girl went walking and slept on the sidewalk. An aunt was contacted who said that she could not…

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Dialysis

A 13 year old boy wrapped what clothes he had and put them in a bag and went to the police and asked them to find him a home. He has never been school. How sad! But he is so happy here. Dr. Lou called to see if…

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Kate

Today is Kate’s birthday. Some folks are contacting our dorms by zoom and holding devotions with those children. One of the government entities is sending optometrists starting on May 10thto check the eyes for all of the children. We have a new social worker. My boy’s Bible class…

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Accident

I have been teaching the children on Sunday mornings about the fruit of the Spirit. Today it was about gentleness. Throughout this pandemic I have watched the older kids caring for the younger children. It has been a learning experience for all of us. The world is so…

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Bible study

My friend I was asking you to pray for had the surgery where they removed a portion of his colon and a small part of the liver for testing. Continue to pray! The traffic is horrible. It is over an hour to get to our village less than…

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Kids asking for money

We finished April and it was a very hard month. Praise God there has not been one case of Covid at Casa. Most everyone from children and staff have worked hard to keep things going. It is Important for you to understand that when an older child leaves…

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New children

The Lord is answering our prayers and mind. We received 5 new children the last few days. I fell and hit my head o a concrete wall 3 weeks ago and have had a headache. Butx-rays today showed no fracture. College girls and toddlers with Dottie on her…

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Cristine

We are in for a rough time as they are constructing a massive turn-around over pass in San Lucas. It is right in front of the entrance to the town so that means there will be traffic jams and folks will have to drive on one lane roads…

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Fear

The last time I preached it was on patience and I taught a second time on patience Sunday.This is the most difficult of the fruit of the Spirit for me. Because of the pandemic the courts are so frightened that they will be sued by parents if something…

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Attack

The folks working on Debbie’s house and our office accidently cut the internet cable so she does not have internet for a few days. David, Amy & Tyler had arts and crafts with the dialysis children and in the evening they had crafts for the little girls. Ken…

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Dottie

Dottie has had trouble with her throat and nose so she went for a culture today. Pray for all these needs I mention to you. The team had pizza and games with the baby dorm. Gladys bought a special lunch for Dottie and me. She is so special.…

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Best friend

Remember Genesis? She had a kidney transplant twelve years ago and now is working in a call center and doing so well. It is a miracle as she is also studying in the university. My best friend for over 50 years has been diagnosed with colon cancer. Monday…

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Ruben

Ruben is our high school math teacher and now has Covid. He was mayor of San Bartolome for 20 years. The Texas folks had pizza and soccer for Vencedores. Dottie had to go to a dermatologist as the mask has affected her face. We had a hard but…

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Alan and Brenda

Alan and Brenda left this morning for 3 weeks in the states and then return for seven months. Ezdras and Marlin are going on vacation soon so Jim and Kate will watch Vencedores. The eighteenth one another is “to submit to one another”. Ephesians 5:21 “Submit to one…

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My head

The older boys are continuing to repair divots made from all the games that have been played the last 3 months. If you have a team coming this summer I would love you to consider vacation Bible school for each dorm. The population is such that ministering to…

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BILLY

The Guatemalan President has passed stringent rules even to the extent that if a person doesn’t wear a mask they and be jailed. There were a number of other strong laws enacted. Josue asked if I would ask you to pray for dorm parents. The sixth “one another”…

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Honor

Debbie’s son, Matt, was sent home from the hospital with an oxygen tank.  We had our mid-year inspection by the government and as always been the case we were given high marks. I need you to pray that God would increase our population. The Covid situation has caused…

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God is good

Love, Accept, Encourage one another. The 4th“one another” is to forgive one another. The Word says in Ephesians 4:32 “Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other just as I Christ God forgave you”. Everyone has been hurt by someone in their lives and we all…

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Alex

Alex celebrated his birthday. He was the ninth child in 1989 and is now a house parent, married to Sarah and they have 4 children. We are blessed with the fact that a branch of our bank is coming to San Lucas near us. Love and accept one…

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