Provision (by Nate)

We recently received notice that there are roughly 90 boys in the two orphanages we visit. That’s roughly 25-30 more than we expected, which is okay with us. We usually plan on getting extra stuff and writing extra letters, but this time we had a wonderful surprise. One of our high school Spanish teachers was […]

Hope (by Nate)

Yesterday we had lunch with a friend of ours, an experienced world-traveler, who has been keeping up on our adventures in Guatemala. We had a great time sharing our stories with an interested and active listener who challenged us to think about motivation, purpose, goals, and the potential for growth and expansion of our work in […]

Foreign eXchange

For those of you interested in hearing more about “Foreign eXchange,” read on for details.  Then comment or email if you have questions or would like to get involved.  For those of you who have already signed up, keep in mind that we need your letters a.s.a.p., and we’d like to have your gifts by […]

Way Better than Lunch

  This past September, our church  considered what Jesus meant when he said, “when you fast,” (Matthew 6:17) and came to the conclusion that fasting isn’t an optional discipline (Jesus said “when you fast,” not “if you fast”).  As is typically the case with our church, the point wasn’t just to understand this intellectually, but […]