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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Virus

Our state in Guatemala is the third largest infected by Covid. The second “one another” is “Accept one another”. Paul says in Romans 15:7 “Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God”. You can imagine how many personalities you have…

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One another

Because of our age Dottie and I have been able to get the two vaccine injections. All of the children received the flu vaccine. Hopefully they will get the Covid vaccine soon. The Word gives us at least 8 “one another’s”. First isLove one another found in John…

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Soon to be 78

The staff has begun having staff devotion, praise and worship. We are nearing Dottie’s 78thbirthday on April 27th. I cannot even sure I can tell you what a miracle that is. I was from South Louisiana and her from Southern Arkansas. I knew very little about the Gospel…

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Preacher

Oscar preached Sunday. He is the dorm father for the college boys and teaches them daily. He also has college degree in architecture so he is in charge of all construction and maintenance. I think it is wonderful how God uses Gladys, Jim and Josue to preach the…

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Grandson

Our grandson, David, tested positive for Covid as did many athletes on his team. True sacrifice for a leader is to be willing to give up an established status or position and take a lesser position. Turning the leadership over to Josue’ and all the young people who…

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Another tragedy

Remember last month one of our guards died and now the other guard’s son was killed yesterday when hit by a vehicle. We always help with the funerals of our staff or their families so this one is the third one in a month. Remember Junior! Sincerity is…

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Vaccines

Our medical personnel which means all the nurses and Aroldo along with his staff in the dialysis clinic will receive the vaccine. Guatemala continues to have many areas with the Covid yet it is difficult to get people to wear masks or to avoid crowds. The Mexican army…

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University

Cristine and Heidy went to get NIT which is a number for all people who will live here inGuatemala a long period of time. That blesses me with their show of determination and dedication for Casa. Some of the university kids especially in law have to go to…

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Teachers

With Easter just passed I was thinking of Jesus as the King of Kings. He was the Servant who led and He is and always will be the Leader who serves. All people who call themselves leaders should serve. We are all blessed with the ability to give…

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A nation without God

One of my closest friends called to tell me of his illness and asked that we pray for him. I have been thinking so much lately about what has happened over the centuries to nations that turn their back on God. The sins of our nation beginning wit…

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Resurrection

I want to apologize for my updates as my computer is not cooperating. I am sorry. I am actually writing this on Saturday. I spent a lot of time thinking of Jesus in the tomb. His Resurrection is approaching and the path to salvation is near. The world…

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Lord’s Supper

The children and staff celebrated communion. Many of you would remember Eddy I you saw him. He is the young man who struggled academically in college. He found a job with Pepsi and then with a paint company where he found great success. Josue hired him to be…

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Pancakes and Jambalaya

Bob cooked jambalaya for everyone and Stephanie cooked pancakes fpr her dorm and the babies had a chicken wing party. The government and medical community are very concerned because during Easter week thousands spend the week at the beach for five days. The fear of a huge spread…

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