Abel James

Christine is going to the states for a visit with her family. Dave and Amy are also going to the states for tree weeks to be with their daughter who is about to give birth to a son. oops! She gave birth to Able James who weighed 10…

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Testimony

I gave my testimony to the visitors. It took 21/2 hours as we told story after story. They certainly came at the correct time in order to help us keep the children busy. Isaiah writes, "I will be your God throughout your lifetime-until your hair is white with…

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Dinner provided

This Tennessee team just keeps on a going. In spite of more than a dozen children in quarantine they continue to minister to every dorm by taking each dorm for 45 minutes to the schoolyard for activities. The team also fixed the evening meal for all of the…

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onslaught

There are two new cases of Covid 19 among the boys. Still 11 are in quarantine. Tony Analy who lives in my house is positive. Everyone in the dialysis house is negative but we awoke this morning to two cases in the girl's college dorm and one case…

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Covid

A group of 11 older boys went to a musical festival Saturday and yesterday some tested positive for Covid so all 11 are quarantined. We checked each dorm and there is no one else testing positive as well as only 3 of the 11 in quarantine now check…

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Universities

The team had many activities from painting fingernails to soccer. This week the children are out of school so these activities just like the last two weeks have been such a blessing. We paid the fourth and final group their extra salaries. Some of the universities are opening…

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Sink hole

The Texas team left. Kim's team from Tennessee began playing with the dorms from play dough to ice cream sundaes with every dorm. The rains are coming and going but oh so very strong. There was a major landslide in Vera Paz and a huge sink hole in…

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Rains

Another team arrived. They are from Tennessee. We have very little physical work so we ask that teams in July and August bring puzzles, games, etc. so you can spend time loving and teaching the children. Of course skilled workers are welcomed also. The rains were extremely hard…

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Covid in dialysis

The Lord blessed us with another child last night. I gave my testimony to the team from Texas. I believe it has been nearly 3 years since I last did that. We allowed the visitors to spend the entire day with the kids because there is no school…

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Dottie

It was reported today that Christian churches are closing faster than new churches are opening up. It is no wonder that the world is in such a mess. We are going in the wrong direction and we are seeing it all over the world. We had another Texas…

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Excitement

The heavy rains continue to bring landslides so the rain is continuing to affect travel. We received new little girl at 3:30 this morning. The construction we are planning to do is already causing me to have the same excitement and anticipation I had in the 1990s when…

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Planning team leaves

The planning team left today after working so hard to get the electrical transfer installed and measuring 6 buildings that we will renovate over the next few years. It will be like old times when trade men and women came to build all that we currently have. There…

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Sadness

One of our dearest and longest friendships ended today with the death of Phyllis . We have been friends for 40 years. The new electrical panel was installed these last two days which is a real blessing. The old one was there for over 30 years. The discovery…

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Plans

After the slide the rain again began to pour down relentlessly. Sarah could not get to Casa so she stayed with a classmate from college. It took Tatiana nearly 6 hours by bus as they drove around the mountain in back to back traffic. Unbelievably the tons of…

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Land slide

The Woodlands folks began having activities for the children. Jerry and his planning team arrived to inspect the dorms that we will be renovating. It was so wonderful to see them. Estella and her daughter sang a beautiful worship song in our services. There was a huge land…

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Graduations

The weather was rainy last night and very cool this morning. It is such a blessing to have visitors. There are not many of them but old friends are a great gift. We were able to visit with folks who came every year until Covid hit. Heidy, Angelica…

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Father’s Day

This is Father's Day in Guatemala and I am blessed to receive a number of phone calls from children who have left and are married, have children and a job. I am not going to tell you that these last 32 years have been easy but they sure…

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Dentist

Mandy's team had an activity for the boys. Gretchen worked here for a few years. She and her husband Bill came to do the site inspection when Jerry gets here. We have been asked by one university to provide facilities for prospective dentists to do their final three…

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Pastor’s home

Making tapes for radio is my best self-therapy. I love studying the Word and some times I can actually just preach for 5 or more hours. Going book by book I have reached Hebrews today which is the 58th book in the Bible. It has been a great…

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RAIN

The rains came long and hard last night and this morning. But that did not stop the visitors from doing various projects with the children. I continued to make radio programs as it is a way for me to have peace as I enjoy teaching the Word. I…

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