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Another one of my friends who meant so much to Casa, Bill B., passed away from a diabetic coma. T he men are working so hard to reroof the two buildings. We went to get our Idenitification papers & they said we had to wait 3 month 1/20/2004.Maybe…

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#623 our story

We will try to find another university for the girl who was attacked. Pray for favor!! The team almost finished the clinic roof yesterday so they went to Antigua & will resume work on Monday. A team with Adam dropped by for church services & visited with the…

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#622 our story

Please pray for our college girls as many are frightened to go to their classes. Two weeks of school and already 3 assaults on our girls. It is not right for them to be afraid to go get an education. Jeremy(Oklahoma) with Sheldon & men from Biezel Corporation…

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#621 our story

One of our college girls was attacked on a bus. They tore her clothes & bruised her legs but she was able to run away. However she is totally frightened. In one week we have had 2 attacks on 3 girls going to the university. Quique & I…

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#620 our story

We are still having trouble with the water system on the front property. Oscar & Jeremy are scheduling how they will be able to reroof the clinic & the dialysis house in two days. A group of us had to get our government papers proving we had no…

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#619 our story

Sebastian & I went to the city to meet with a lawyer. Dottie & Adela finished painting Michelle’s room. We are having trouble with the water well system on both properties. Oscar has worked most of the night and all day today on the problem. Bob began the…

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#618 Our story

I wrote 600 Christmas cards then Georgie and Oscar took us out for an anniversary meal. Between yesterday & today we are stuffed. The Ohio team went on an outreach. Jeremy arrived to make sure all the roofing material is on site before his team arrives Friday. We…

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#617 Our story

One tremendous truth is that children can come to Casa & stay a short time or a long time but although they can leave Casa they can never escape the Word of God they heard here. So I believe that apart from the 6000 children who sat under…

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#617 our stiry

Gerson left here a few years ago. His brother was shot to death. Gerson came today & gave his life to Christ. He just began studying law last week. I am so proud of him. Monday is Dottie and my 57thwedding anniversary. Fourteen children gave their lives to…

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#615 Our story

Some of the Ohio team helped Dottie in her flowerbeds while others spent time with the children. Dottie & I will be in the states in September so if you want us contact Debbie. We received 4 new children last night. The school Teddie’s group built is absolutely…

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#614 Our story

 This was a very busy day for an old man. Jim had devotionals for the staff at 8:30am then Dottie and I left immediately for El Tejar to support Pastor Teddie as they dedicate a new school for the poorest children in that area.  The 1900 Christmas cards…

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Crawfish

I had to buy a new I-phone so we went into the city where across the street was a Cajun restaurant so Minor & Josue’ ate crawfish for the first time. This morning Aroldo & I attended the dedication of the new wing for the dialysis unit at…

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#613 our story

We have college interns working here I our offices as well as a young man who will be here for 6 months teaching art to the boys. Today ALL of our employees had to give urine, blood and feces for testing. My phone is not working. Josue’, Billy…

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Second day of hugs

We were all set to take the second phase of our Christmas picture when another 50 of our children who grew up here with their spouses & children. More hugs & tears!! I do not know how we will get all of the people in the Christmas picture.…

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#612 our story

I am the most blessed man on earth. The hundreds of hugs, kisses & photos yesterday made me cry throughout the night. One of the many grandchildren, age 6, cried & said he did not want to leave his grandfather. The last two years have been the worst…

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Anniversary

Today, February 2, 2020, is the 31stanniversary of our crossing the border from Mexico into Guatemala to begin this incredible journey. I preached on the various names of God’s Word that have been with me these last 3 decades. We then took the Christmas card picture of the…

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#611 our story

As you know Dottie’s favorite Doberman passed away & today Josue’, Minor & Tony bought her a beautiful grey dog. She was so excited. It is a Weimaraner. She named him Spot. A couple of the visitors helped Dottie in her garden. The kids just love the new…

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#610 our story

I was carrying an aluminum ladder yesterday and fell falling on the ladder and cutting both my arm and leg. Getting old is a bummer! Two suggestions: First we need scientific calculators for both the 30 high school seniors and the 43 university students. They are not that…

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#609 our story

Pastor Teddie from Grand Bay, Alabama is the most ardent Alabama fan I know. So he humbled himself & purchased me an LSU National Championship shirt & gave it to me today. I failed to share something so sweet that happened. Earl & Pat in the Woodlands, Texas…

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#608 Our story

Allen & Kim arrived from W. Va. and the Virginia team went on an outreach to a village. Yesterday the women on the team were able to darn some of the baby dorm clothes. 12/10/2003. One of our social workers took a new girl to the forensics clinic…

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