Srey, A Surprise Hug In Cambodia

Srey, A Surprise Hug In Cambodia

In Poipet, Cambodia Saturday February 20th, 2016 Abandoned by her parents at the age of three, six-year-old Srey has every human reason to feel unloved and rejected. The tumor that disfigured her face was seen by her parents as a curse … Continue reading

At Home of the Open Heart Orphanage, Chiang Rai, Thailand

Thursday Feb 18th – At Home of the Open Heart Orphanage, Chiang Rai, Thailand My senses reeled and my heart sank as I visited a hospice center in Chaing Mai, holding the hand of a dear man who is dying … Continue reading

Hope and Future – In and around Antigua Guatemala, with Orphan Outreach

Love, grace, mercy, new beginnings, beauty, hope… did I mention love? These are the words that ran through my mind as I toured Hope and Future. As director Lilly Ferrer walked us through the home that she lovingly oversees, Lilly … Continue reading

Not all smiles – In and around Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, with Orphan Outreach

Despite the natural beauty one experiences from Guatemala and it’s people, there is a huge problem here with sexual abuse and teen pregnancy. Guatemala has one of the world’s highest teen pregnancy rates as more than 5,100 girls under 14 … Continue reading

Smiles – In and around Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, with Orphan Outreach

I am traveling today in Guatemala with Orphan Outreach on a vision casting trip for the church I attend, Birchman Baptist, Our first care facility visit today was at a government run home for children. Sadly, many are placed here … Continue reading

The Ripple Effect of Love – In the Philippines with Therese

[Written a few weeks ago while visiting Bohol Island in the Philippines] Unable to sleep any longer in my still-dark Hotel room in the Philippines, I quickly dressed and crossed the bridge to the Badjao on a tuk-tuk. I wanted … Continue reading