Posted: Tue, 2018-08-28 13:47

On any given day you will very likely find Wilkon Rohrer in the mechanic shop. Usually you will see several projects as well as his boys he cares for hanging around tinkering with tools. The boys enjoy the chance to learn a new skill and Wilkon pours hours into repairing the Home's vehicles, motorcycles some of the staff have, as well as working on some of the church people's vehicles. A vehicle up on blocks, or missing a tire are very common sights as he labors to maintain vehicles in top conditions. We are very grateful for his sacrificial labors and the chance he is giving the boys in learning the ropes of being a mechanic.

, , , ,
Posted: Mon, 2018-08-06 17:48

A few weeks ago a few of us went on a fishing trip in Ensenada, Baja California.
Bringing back a bountiful supply of fish, we hosted a fish fry for the church and home at a nearby campground.
Large shade trees and rocky hills around us created a relaxing atmosphere to get away on a Sunday evening and enjoy creation, games, fellowship and food.

, , , Grilled fish , Fish taco prep, Fried fish , The Chef grabbing a bite to eat , , , , , , ,
Posted: Mon, 2016-06-27 16:28

Behind the Spanish school sits the small English school building. Brady Martin from Pennsylvania teaches the English children of the community. Greiven Villalobos and Ben Rohrer's children. They join the rest of the school for devotions, recess, and certain parties. Lots of memories and good times happen as Brady pours his heart into teaching these children.

Posted: Thu, 2016-05-26 14:13

Piles of children flood into the classroom where Maria Eva and Kiara welcome them for another day of learning, studying, and fun. Grades 3-6 bring their set of joys and challenges as teachers drill facts, lessons, and social skills into these children. Creative teachers pour their hearts into teaching and loving these children! Stop by some day ;)

, , , ,
Posted: Wed, 2016-04-06 12:06

Schoolchildren, after being on vacation for two weeks, dive back into school work. Memories of last weeks day off to a campground drift through heads when the going gets tough and gives inspiration to keep pushing forward. Antonio, the houseparent dad, organized a day to enjoy the outdoors and hike on mountain hillsides, eat lots of yummy food, and enjoy each other in a new setting. Early morning everyone loads up into vehicles and we drive for half an hour to a campground. Different from most American campgrounds, no water, no fire rings, only lots of people and lots of tents. Yes. And music. We find our spot with a 'shelter'. Our shelter being an old house with several bedrooms, a bathroom, and small living room and kitchen. Everyone hangs outside most of the day though. After breakfast the ones who are able take off to go hiking. Up and down hillsides and rocks and through brush. The higher we go the prettier the views. Springtime in Mexico brings green grass and green bushes. As well as wildflowers. Wide open eyes of children catch small glimpses of color and immediately pick the flowers for 'mom' or friend. After hiking for a long time we discover a small lake. Definitely a rare sight which causes loads of delight in the children used to sand playgrounds. Soon our stomachs call for food and outweigh the desire to stay so we head back for lunch. The afternoon holds a trip to a small store for drinks or snacks, playing soccer, sitting and talking, lots of games, and plenty of sunshine.
Burritos for breakfast, Mexican sandwiches for lunch, and chimichangas, along with fruit for every meal fill the hungry stomachs.
Tired, happy, and refreshed, we load up to go home after supper. As well as to face a new week full of school.

, , , , , , , ,