Amanda Update

“In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words of the Lord Jesus himself said: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’” Acts 20:35

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The joy I have been receiving while working at the schools La Rosas and Miguel Angel has been unexplainable.  I go to Miguel Angels with a girl from Casa Esperanza and help with English on Mondays and Wednesdays, on Thursdays and Friday’s I go to La Rosa’s which is a special needs school. Working at the schools has taught me to be creative with showing the love of Christ and serving. Some days the teachers say they do not need any help so one day I colored with a girl who could not speak all day. I went home feeling a little discouraged because I didn’t really do anything but I next day when I arrived she had the biggest smile on her face and ran towards me to give me a hug. God taught me in the moment that just a small act of kindness such as coloring with a girl is still kingdom work and is showing love. Continue reading “Amanda Update”

2015 Mission Trip Update Number # 1


This is our first update. Our goal is to keep you informed as to what we are doing in both the areas of construction and ministry.

We are a small team but a very experienced one. We all arrived into Santiago over the past several days. We all arrived safely and on time. Our newest team member is Tanya from the Great State of Minnesota. She comes to us from the River Rock Church in Belle Plaine. She is the fourth person to come to the House of Hope from that church. We appreciate their support. This is our first work day.

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