Field Staff

Proximity

Proximity. It is not a word I have pondered upon. It also doesn’t typically make its way into my everyday vocabulary. If you look up this word in the Oxford dictionary, the definition is somewhat short. It simply says nearness in time, space, or relationships. Recently, I read...

Providing a Safe Space

The beginning of 2021 looks much different than in previous years. However, we are blessed to continue finding ways to serve God in the communities to bring light and hope. Today we are hearing from Amalfi Toribio, our Women’s Social Work site leader in Santiago, Dominican Republic. Providing...

Like a Whirlwind and a Standstill

As the pandemic continues and countries begin to open back up, our work in each base is looking different every week. However, we are blessed to continue finding ways to serve God in the communities to bring light and hope. Today, we are hearing from Cailah Pritchard, one of the site leaders...

To Glorify God with Hope

As the pandemic continues and countries begin to open back up, our work in each base is looking different every week. However, we are blessed to continue finding ways to serve God in the communities to bring light and hope. Today, we are hearing from Alberto Herrera, serving in Santiago, Dominican Republic....

Time of Challenges and New Options

As the pandemic continues and countries begin to open back up, our work in each base is looking different every week. However, we are blessed to continue finding ways to serve God in the communities to bring light and hope. Today’s story comes from Holman in our Agriculture Site in Nicaragua. In...

Joyful Gathering

As the pandemic continues and countries begin to open back up, our work in each base is looking different every week. However, we are blessed to continue finding ways to serve God in the communities to bring light and hope. Today’s story comes from our staff in Guatemala. In the middle of...

On-Track for Academic Success

As the pandemic continues and countries begin to open back up, our work in each base is looking different every week. However, we are blessed to continue finding ways to serve God in the communities to bring light and hope. Today’s story comes from our Tutoring Center in Costa Rica! COVID-19...

Dreaming Sports

As the pandemic continues and countries begin to open back up, our work in each base is looking different every week. However, we are blessed to continue finding ways to serve God in the communities to bring light and hope. Today’s story comes from our Santiago Field Director in the Dominican...

God's Provision

Today's story comes from Gaby Escobar, serving in Guatemala at our Special Education Site! Working with Special Needs children during this season has been challenging, but we have seen God's provision throughout. One challenge faced by our students and their families has been a lack of food. Many families have lost work due to the pandemic, and we have been blessed to have been able to provide food for our families on three different occasions.

Long-Lasting Relationships through Physical Therapy

One of the challenges of PT ministry is the short time period to build deep relationships with patients. The goal of outpatient PT is to work with the patient until they are independent, which ideally occurs in a few weeks before discharge. In this pediatric setting, I will have the opportunity for long term ministry with each patient. Most of these children will benefit from physical therapy for years, not weeks. And I not only get to build relationships with the children, but also with their parents and siblings.