This month we have had to say some sad goodbyes! Both of our doctores, Esther and Elisabeth are moving on to new ventures. Their absence will be sorely felt and we will miss them very much!! Elisabeth and her family arrived safely yesterday to their home in Norway and Esther will be departing for her … Continue reading January Goodbyes
Do you want to serve God by serving the poor? Here's where the rubber meets the road! Our mission plan for 2018 is to focus on hosting medical outreaches. However, we need more BEHIND-THE-SCENES MISSION STAFF to make it possible!! URGENT STAFF NEEDS: HOSPITALITY: Involves hosting, cleaning toilets, dusting furniture, making beds, making welcome cards, preparing … Continue reading Opportunities to Serve!
By the grace of God, we have been able to keep the clinic in operation the past 1 1/2 years! It has been challenging and stretching. It has been a true learning experience on many different levels! It's been hard and fun, frustrating and exhilarating, discouraging and fulfilling! We have experienced highs and lows but … Continue reading Shifting Focus: Medical Brigades
Today we welcomed our first visitor of the year! Johan, from Varsovia, Sucre, a town about 2 1/2 hours from Cartagena, has joined us for a couple of weeks to help us get ready for this new year. Johan has felt the Lord calling him into full-time missions for several years now and after he fulfills … Continue reading First Visitor of 2018
We had a simple but special dinner to celebrate Christmas and the end of the year with our Mission and Clinic staff. Everyone took turns standing up and sharing a personal word about their year. We were blessed to hear how after some very difficult circumstances (deaths of close family members, financial burdens, etc...) each … Continue reading Navidad
Back in April our mission kitty, Leo, died. Not too long after, this little lady showed up one day in the middle of a rainstorm. We took her in and named her MISI. We were waiting for her to get old enough to be spayed but one of her admirers beat us to it! A … Continue reading Family Additions
Last week we traveled together to the department (state) of Boyaca to attend our Regional YWAM Conference. Our keynote speaker was John Dawson, one of YWAM's pioneering fathers. It was such a blessing to get to know him a little better and be inspired by his stories and teachings! After the conference was over, we … Continue reading Boyaca
Today we are wishing a very Happy 20th Birthday to Lola who has been with us since February volunteering in our Hospitality department. Lola is from Germany and will be with us for only 3 more weeks. We sure will miss her when she's gone!!
Over the last few months we have been anticipating the departure of Samy, Marley and Moises (and baby Sean) and today the day finally came. We have shed our share of tears and will miss them so much. They have been a part of our family for the last 15 years so it's hard to … Continue reading Saying Goodbye Is Hard To Do!!
After 15 years of dreaming, planning, working, and persevering, we were finally able to see the dream become reality and enjoy the fruit of years of labor. GETTING STARTED: PHARMACY: RECEPTION: MEDICAL: DENTAL: Therefore... stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your … Continue reading The First Week