Posts Tagged ‘Missions Trip’

Children in Guatemala Are Learning to Forgive Because of You

Imagine being curled up in your bed at night falling fast asleep holding a pair of sneakers. It sounds ridiculous, but that’s exactly what the children want to do in the group foster home that I visited in Guatemala with Buckner Shoes for Orphan Souls. Sixteen year old Diego is like most of the children who enter this home, he came in with only the clothes on his backs as his belongings. His shoes were… … Continue reading

What Compassion Looks Like

Why are we doing this? Why are we REALLY doing this? What difference could we possibly make? Those are just some of the questions I had going into this week here in Honduras. I gotta admit answers didn’t come as quickly as I would have liked either. We landed on Monday, had lunch with the local Compassion International team members here in Honduras, got shuttled to our hotel and called it a day. As I… … Continue reading

Honduras or bust!

All next week Joy and I will be in Honduras working with Compassion International. While I am super excited about the chance to go overseas and seeing first hand the work that Compassion does…I am feeling super unprepared for my missions trip. So I figured who better to ask than the guy who goes on yearly missions trips, WALLY! I spoke with Wally today about what he is taking with him and he gave me… … Continue reading