Posts Tagged ‘Honduras’

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

Dare to Care Honduras: Bekah meets Angie

I am not positive, but I think I sat on a child. Today was another great adventure in Honduras where we met some Amazing kids, and Bekah got to meet her sponsor child. So now I turn the blog over to Bekah to tell you about it. A week ago, I was standing in the toy aisle trying to figure out what kind of doll to buy for our brand new sponsor child Angie. I… … Continue reading

The Day that Joy Will Never Forget

“This is Sury!” Those words would be the beginning of a day that I will never forget. I looked down to see a tiny girl with a sweet face staring up at me holding a sign that said my name! I just started to sponsor Sury a few weeks ago through Compassion International. I’ve never had a child of my own, but I imagine it feels a bit like I felt as soon as I… … Continue reading

Dare to Care Honduras: Meeting Maria

Today was one of the most amazing days of my life. My wife and I got to meet our newest Compassion child, Maria. It is crazy to fall in love with someone in a matter of minutes but that is exactly what happened for both Mardi and me. This was an especially cool moment when I asked the group of kids if they had a sponsor, and for the first time Maria got to raise… … Continue reading

Dare to Care Honduras: Meet My Maria

I wish I had paid more attention in Spanish class because tomorrow is the big day for us as we get to meet our newest sponsored child, Maria. She might be little, but she definitely has Sass-A-Tude. We can’t wait to give her the things we bought just for her, but even more than that we are excited about the opportunity to tell her that she is loved and cared for by God and she… … 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