Tychicus #4

We enjoyed our time with Shane & Kim & the folks at Breakthrough Church in Mebane. After dinner we drove to Plymouth so we will near Kitty Hawk where we want to visit. The weather is coming in like a tiger as sleet storms & a low is…

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Tychicus #3

The children began the new Saturday tutoring classes. Sixth grade, 9th grade and seniors will be studying Math, Physics as well as language and communication from 1pm to 6pm each Saturday. Paul was surrounded by godly men and women whose names are not common to most Christians. We…

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Tychicus #2

Well, it is 24 degrees this morning and tomorrow we head North to what appears to be Iceland (Virginia, W Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania). Walter & Tim closed the university dorm so all of those boys are in the transition home. Tim began moving Juan back to his…

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Tychicus #1

Dottie's babies!!! After the Rotary meeting Larry & Sue headed south to Alabama for the funeral. They were so kind to allow us to stay in their home until Saturday when we will head to Mebane, NC to minister Sunday morning at Breakthrough Community Church. Gladys emailed to…

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Retreads #5

Adam and Vilma Larry took me to Wingate College which is a Baptist school so I could continue to look for books on Samuel. Then they received a phone call from Alabama and their nephew was killed in a car accident. They will leave for Alabama tomorrow after…

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Retreads #4

Angela brought Estephany to see us and apologize for the two years of misery she gave me. We drove to Wadesboro where we will be at First Baptist Wednesday night. We are staying with Larry and Sue who have been to Casa a number of times & nearly…

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Retreads #3

Eddy is one of the greatest success stories of all of our 4600 children. Had breakfast with Pastor Ron & Rebecca and headed towards Wadesboro. We stopped at a motel and totally unloaded the car & packed what we already have purchased for the kids. We learned that…

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Retreads #2

Tim & Patty I was so impressed with Pecan Haven Church. They are so mission minded. They raised money to purchase 2400 Bibles for Peru in the morning service alone. George & Debbie were so kind to us and the Pastor Jon & wife Rebecca made us feel…

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Yadkinville

Kersy worshipping with the little girls she takes care of in Estrelitas. Today, Sunday, we will be at Peace Haven Baptist for Sunday School, morning and evening services. We are with Pastor Jon and his wife Rebecca. The weather has been Spring like in South Carolina but is…

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Steady Courage

Here is Michelle, today age 20, holding one of the puppies. Lucy called us from Guatemala so that Michelle could talk to us. It is her 20th birthday and as many times as we have come to the states and attempted to talk to Michelle back in Guatemala…

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Chocolate Soldiers

Vilfredo & Olga were raised at Casa and are married and house parents as well as finishing their university studies. It was my turn last night. I became ill during the night and Dottie went to a pharmacy and this morning I am fine. I suppose we just…

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Epaphroditus 2

Dottie and I are so computor dumb. I finally had to get instructions from Tim just to get our phone on wi-fi so we can stay in contact with everyone. Dottie is staying in contact with Gladys concerning Michelle. She, Estela and Analy are the care givers for…

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Greenville

Mariela and myself as we prepare to walk down the aisle. One of us sure is pretty. Monday night about 11:30 Dottie was up with acid reflex & after nearly an hour I said that we might as well head East. She agreed & at 1am we…

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Lake Charles

 Ana holding Mateo next to Fernando and daughter Andrea. We left Guatemala City at 7am & were in Lake Charles before 1:30pm. Malcolm  met us at the airport and was as bad as Dottie in that he would not let me carry anything. Debbie was waiting at the…

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Goodbye

   Bubba and Sandra celebrate their wedding anniversary in Antigua. Although married Sandra has maintained the highest grade point average of all the university students. Bubba is working full time, going to the university and has made me proud as he has become a faithful and loving…

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Mario and Mariella

  Mario and Mariela Josue' & Gladys picked up 3 brothers at court. Mario, age 12, was here for a long time but sent home by the judge last year. His mother passed away so he and his younger brothers, Roberto, age 4, and Juan, age 7. After…

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Abuse

Happiness comes when a child feels safe. If there is anything that I want for the children it is the feeling of safety. To know that no one will harm you or abandon you should be the basic right of every child. We received a phone call late…

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Lucy

Rocio was so terribly visually impaired & she is now so blessed and excited that she can now see. We are hurrying and scurrying to get everything done. Jim left today and Lucy arrived to watch our home while we are gone. Dottie is doing the flowers &…

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The weather

The boys helping me with the new shelving Juan constructed for our Christmas bodega. The weather in the deep south has cancelled CJ and the electrician's trip tp work on the dialysis unit until Friday. Lucy's flight is still scheduled for Thursday. Josue' & Estella arrived to help…

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