Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Honduras Update

What an amazing week we spent in Honduras! So many things come to my mind, but one story stands out the most. On Sunday afternoon, our team drove to an area of San Pedro Sula that is called the Bordo. The Bordo is a town of shacks and make-shift houses on the edge of the river (bordo means on the edge). It is where the poorest population of the city lives. Wendy, a 19 year-old resident of the Bordo, has been called by God and raised up to start a church in her community. Our team put on Vacation Bible School for the kids in the church with crafts, games, and Bible stories. We also handed out backpacks that the kids from Grace Life Community Church made in VBS this summer as well as hygiene packs. It was such a blessing to be part of Wendy's ministry and see how God can use anyone for His purpose and glory, even a poor 19 year-old woman! Our team also was able to purchase a new roof, new flooring, and a retaining wall for the church. We delivered the material to Wendy and she said it was a gift from God for her birthday which is on August 20. Please keep Wendy and her church in your prayers.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks so much for your update, Emily! Would you mind if I posted some pictures of you ladies in action? I'll get them from Facebook and add them to the posts so our readers can see.

    I was amazed at Wendy's dedication and love for the people of the Bordo...and all at the age of 19. I shudder to think what was important to me at 19!!