Dyer Rural Hospital Dedication Day

On January 30th, we invited our Board of Directors and good friend Vim Head down to Honduras to help us prepare and host the celebration and dedication of our Labor & Delivery ward and the Surgery/Recovery ward. During the days before the dedication, they helped us with projects around the hospital, such as hanging Plexiglas and signs describing the history behind the ward ...
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Hip Surgery Round 2

This December, Dr. Martin returned for his second hip replacement surgery. With this round, his recovery was even more miraculously quick than last's year's and we could not be more grateful! We give special thanks to Dr. Gavan Duffy for performing this surgery for the second time with Martin. His family has been so much more than just kind to us and we are so thankful that we ...
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Brandi – From One Jungle to Another

After five years together, we had to say goodbye to someone who has in every meaningful way become a member of our family. Though it took some time and prayer to want to accept at first, we know that this is the next stage of Brandi's life and we could not be happier for her! Brandi moved back to Texas in November of 2015 to finish her bachelor's degree in Nursing with plans to...
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2015 Summer Volunteers

This summer, we had so much help accomplishing the ambitious plans that God made for us. We not only had our summer interns, also known as “J-Team,” but we also had one-month volunteers, two week volunteers, weekend volunteers, and even a 10-day visit from Heather Younger and our “jungle baby” who is now a rambunctious little boy!             We were blessed t...
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Destiny Church 2015

Our last team of the summer, Destiny Church, had quite the adventure just trying to get from the airport to our front door! After late airport arrivals and a long drive to the city of La Ceiba three hours away, it started to rain and the streets began to flood. Because of that, the team had to stay overnight in La Ceiba to avoid slipping off the muddy road up the mountain! With...
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Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Ringgold, GA / Katy, Texas Team

Combined teams are always more interesting, and this team proved no different! One half of our team was a youth team from Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, visiting for the first time but hosted by a returning friend of ours and her husband: Mike and Rebekah Kirby. The other half was a small team lead by Vim & Sarah Head, coming to help us hand out their gift of the backpacks we r...
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Loxley Church of God Educational Team

With a lot of excitement, we welcomed the Loxley Church of God team this July! This team is known to always bring amazing dramas and choreographed songs for the many school visits that we go on and we couldn’t wait to see what they had planned for this year. We were not disappointed: not only did they prepare skits for the younger kids, but they also prepared some for high scho...
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Lee University – Summer of Medical Missions

This June, we hosted one of our favorite returning teams: Lee University! After seven years of serving with their teachers and science students, we have come to love the two weeks each summer that we spend going on hikes and hosting medical brigades with them. This summer, Dr. Keven Bowdle returned and had dental brigades for a week with us, teaching the students and traveling ...
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Healing Place Church 2015 – Medical and Educational Team

The first group welcomed by our summer interns, Healing Place Church, came down as a split team: half medical, half educational. The medical staff hosted out-patient clinic at Jungle Hospital and traveled to brigades while the educational half started on the Toncontin school renovation project, visited area schools with health education, provided fluoride treatments to students...
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Backpack Blessing

Packed inside the infamous container full of medical equipment and A/C supplies was a most welcome surprise for a different side of our ministry: 1,200 brand new backpacks, along with boxes and boxes of school supplies for the students in Las Minas and the schools in our area!  While Martin and Vim were talking and dreaming of all of the medical equipment for the O.R./Recovery ...
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