Painting Time…Rain or Shine

It feels as though we have been putting the finishing touches on our dormitory since we opened its doors in February of 2009. We have hung cabinets and curtain rods, installed sinks and faucets, painted the interior of the first floor and the second floor, picked out fabrics and plants. Even after all of these improvements, we were still lacking one very important thing...the o...
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January in the Jungle

January has been the month of visitors. We had some incredible time to plan for the upcoming season and prepare our facilities for the impending arrival of our visiting groups. Claudia Berry, a strategic planner from Healing Place Church, first came to us in May of 2008. She was instrumental in getting the mission and vision of Healing Hands Global out of our hearts and onto p...
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Jose’s Gift

We met Jose' Lopez and his mother, Maria, at a brigade in their village almost a year ago. Jose' was diagnosed with cerebral palsy and epilepsy, but had never been able to take medicine to help with his seizures. Thanks to the team sent from Bay Community Church, Jose' took his first anti-seizure medicine in March of 2009.Kevin puts Jose in his chair for the first time.Jose' fo...
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Here at last…Our 2nd container!!!

This morning at 7am, we received great news...our long awaited container from Bay Community Church in Daphne, AL was on its way up the road to our front door! Little did we know that it would be a 12 hour adventure before the container was safely on the ground and all packed up for the night.Less than a mile from the hospital, the truck found an extra steep, extra muddy, and ex...
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Roofs, Roofs, and more Roofs…

The summer season ended with a BANG!  For months we have been praying for the completion of roofs on the ministry grounds.  A new roof for the hospital, preferably one that didn't have 100+ leaks, a roof for the missionary house for our family, and a roof for the little building close to the hospital that we affectionately call "the snack shack".  God answered ab...
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Breath of Fresh Air

We were starting to think that all of our remaining summer teams were going to cancel due to the political unrest in our country, but God gave us a breath of fresh air brought by a team from Seacoast Church in South Carolina. Although the team only consisted of 6 people, the dining room of the dorm was once again filled with laughter and love.Pastor Ron Hamilton, who is also a ...
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A Little Bit of Joy with Jubilee

Jubilee Church fromDaphne, Alabama spent a Holy Spirit packed week with us in early July. Their 3part team of medical personnel, community educators and detail mindedconstruction workers catapulted us into the next level of service. Despite theresonating political humm in the background Jubilee served it up Jesus Styleand put the "flex" in flexibility.        They p...
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Medical Mayhem

In June, we had 2 weeks of medical mahem as a team from Lee University brought the thunder! We saturated the area with medical coverage by hosting brigades in 7 different villages, including a 2 night, 3 day stay in Las Minas. It was incredible to finally see medical, dental, optical, and community education all going at the same time. Their team comprised of Lee...
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Westmore and Friends

In June we had the pleasure of hosting a medical team from Westmore Church of God in Cleveland, TN. At the same time we had the opportnuity to welcome two nurses from another team visiting in La Ceiba and a couple of old friends (and now RNs) Doug and Pam Lolley. It was incredible to see how God made a way for each one of the group members to find a way to Honduras specifically...
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Update from Rio Viejo

With all of the media attention that Honduras is receiving this past week, we wanted to give everyone an update. The government in Honduras is going through a challenging time, as the struggle to remain a democratic nation has become the primary topic of conversation. Here in Rio Viejo, you wouldn't even know there was a problem except for all of the people talking about the si...
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