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Grateful for Prayers

Hey Prayer Partners,

Again, as always, I start out thanking you for your prayers for Destino del Reino.  It is so obvious that we are being upheld by your prayers each day and through each trial we go through.   Thank you for being faithful in prayer even when you may not hear from me for over a month (it has been 6 weeks this time, and I am so sorry).

Things have been so crazy lately and as one of my friends stated on a Facebook post “it is never boring at Destino.”   Sometimes boredom sounds good to me though, ha.

As many of you know, our bus driver was returning from taking our teachers back to Siguatepeque after church on a Wednesday night a few weeks back and… Continue reading

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Generous Offer

Hey Everyone,

I just got a message from a friend from college, Jeff Armstrong, who is with Baptist Life Association.  He said they are willing to do a matching gift for whatever need Destino del Reino may have.  He also said that he has a friend who is willing to do a matching gift to match his gift so we have the offer of a double-matching gift up to $4,000.   Although we have so many needs for daily expenses — food, salaries, etc., the project I selected to apply for this matching gift is to purchase another used vehicle.   Pastor Pablo has been using an old Toyota pick-up for visiting our school families in the villages each day and that pick-up is completely worn out and pretty much unfixable.  We also have… Continue reading

Blessed and Rested

Hey Precious Prayer Partners,

I want to thank you, as always, for your faithfulness in prayer for us at Destino del Reino.  God is always working here and I am so blessed to be right here in the middle of it to experience all of His wonders!!

I just got back from a week’s vacation.  It is the first time I can remember ever going somewhere to just rest and have some good quality time with the Lord and do NOTHING if I wanted.   It was really good for me.   I went with my life-long friend, Leslie, to Maine for 4 days and it was so perfect in every way for us both.   We became orphans this summer.  Her daddy had died a few years back but her… Continue reading

Classes Begin

Hey Everyone,

Well, we have started another year, once again, and still claiming God’s promises that He will provide all that we need to complete another year of education for 300 students at Destino del Reino.   Until HE tells us to stop growing, we will just keep going in faith.  It is amazing to me how He provides each year.  We have some sponsorships for the students but always lack about 30 and, even if we did have full sponsorships for all the students, we would fall short by about $35,000 to cover all expenses and YET, God provides for us and we keep going and each week we check the bank account and there is just enough to feed all 300 and keep them in materials and pay… Continue reading