Mike Clark's Daily Blog

Blessings for the older children

We received a new child at midnight. The weather is so very cold. The college boys went to the water park. It is hot there. One-half of the older children went to their homes (if safe) for a week and the other half will go in a few…

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Teddy

Pastor Teddy T from Alabama stopped by on the way to the ministry that his daughter has in Guatemala. He brought crawfish pies and shrimp. A man after my own heart! Josue' and I went to the city to take care of business.

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Baby

Josue took Michelle and Adela to a private hospital where a group of anesthesiologists examined Michelle so they can perform the eye surgery safely. They are concerned about her seizures. Then Billy took the new baby to another hospital with breathing problems. Praise God they sent him back…

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Ruebin

England and Wales are minority Christian nations. The census in 2021 revealed 5.5 million drop in the number of Christians and a 1.2 million increase in Islam. We Christians are not doing a good job of sharing our faith. Twenty-two million said they had no religion. As we…

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Prayer for F.´┐╝

One of the sweetest teenage girls here at Casa has lupus(immune system attacks healthy issue) and has been very ill. Billy took her for an examination and the doctors said there is something else going on as well and it is critical. Please pray for her. She needs…

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Kevin

Roxanne who was raised here and graduated from the university came to let us spend time with her husband and their child. When young people return to see us and tell us what the Lord is doing in their lives it lifts my spirit. They are also very…

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Canceled

Michelle waited 6 hours and then they cancelled the surgery for now. They are concerned about her seizures. However, Mynor, did have his eye surgery and we are awaiting the results. Walmart came and brought gifts for the children under 18. Gladys has folks buying turkeys for Christmas.…

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Pray now for Michelle

Today was Thanksgiving so Dottie and I had turkey with our son Tony and his wife Lily. As you read this it will be Friday morning and Michelle will be in surgery early so can you bow your head and offer a prayer for there be no complications…

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Upcoming surgery

Our special needs daughter, Michelle, is having eye surgery on Friday. It is called cornea collagen cross linking and involves both eyes. (Keratoconus) Because of her seizures they cannot put her to sleep. Please pray for her. God is the source of real happiness. What God does for…

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Wind, Rain, Cold

Our internet in Lake Charles has been on the blink for a week. The technicians are due to repair it this week. I am blessed to tell you that we received two more children today. Dave and Amy's family came today so they are blessed. Cold, wind and…

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Unconditional Grace

Today I again spent the hours reading biographies & praying for our children. I studied grace. Our pride says we must work our way to God. But a true faith tells us that God's grace is unconditional. Alcorn says "What we cannot earn we cannot lose". Romans 5:8…

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A Church´┐╝

Al and Brenda's son, Billy, preached for me this morning and then they had a meal for Dottie and me. Life is more than money. One of the boys who left here has started a church. It blesses me to know some leave and make Christ the object…

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A Friend

We received three new children so I feel blessed today. There is a judge who for many years loved Casa and helped us so much. She has been promoted so we have lost a dear friend in the courts.

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A “me” day

I took a "me" day and just listened to Christian biographies. I studied Rees Howells, George Whitfield, the Wesley brothers as well as Billy Sunday who once held a crusade for 7 weeks in my home state of Louisiana. As a baseball player who heard singing at a…

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A Panther

Would you believe that a panther was captured in Mixco which is only 10 or so miles from our home. Al and Brenda's children arrived today. They will help Al with the electrical needs in the computer room in the high school. Still raining!

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Turkey

Unbelievable! The courts called us about a girl they want to send home. They asked if we could drive her home because her parents do not have enough money to come get her on a bus. Can you believe that she is being sent home to a family…

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A Friend

Al and Dave fixed the basketball hoops so I hope we can keep visiting American teens from hanging on them. Pray for broken, wayward hearts to turn toward God so they can find peace and healing. The world is so broken that I fear for my grandchildren. Josue…

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Clothes

I pray today that I will have faith to cast on Jesus every care during our time of need. As I age and look at my life as closer to the end than to the beginning I have seen in these many years so many differences from when…

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Lunch

It was cold when we woke up today so it was cold in our church service. I am still preaching on I Corinthians 13. Paul tells us that love is the greatest thing. It appears that Christians are surrounded by hate. It is up to us to love…

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Senior class luncheon

We had our second earthquake (6.1)n a week and this one was strong enough that staff were calling one another to see if there was damage. As far as we can tell everyone and everything is fine. Christine organized a lunch for the high school graduates. This was…

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