Guatemala, March 10th – 16th, 2018; Trip Update 1

Deanna BerkesGuatemala, Mission Trip Update

I awoke Monday morning to a fabulous sunny day! The sun was shining, the birds were chirping and I was ready to begin the mission that I came here for: to help care for the malnourished children of Guatemala with Orphan’s Heart. With coffee in hand, our team set out for the hour long trip along narrow, windy roads to … Read More

Nicaragua, January 20th – 26th, 2018; Trip Update 6

Orphan's HeartMission Trip Update, Nicaragua

Team: West Bradenton Baptist Church Thursday, January 25th, 2018 Today was a bitter sweet day.  It is the last day of our trip and we had to say hello and goodbye to many friends, new and old.  We began our day at the Hogar Senile Senior home, we had a wonderful time introducing our friends to table bowling and balloon … Read More

Nicaragua, January 20th – 26th, 2018; Trip Update 3

Deanna BerkesMission Trip Update, Nicaragua

Team: West Bradenton Baptist Church (WBBC) Monday January 22, 2018 Today was the day many of us looked forward to, with eager anticipation – seeing “our” kids and spending time with them and the families involved in the SamuelIto food basket program at Bethel Church in Managua. As we walked into the court yard, we were greeted by many smiles … Read More

Nicaragua, January 20th – 26th, 2018; Trip Update 2

Deanna BerkesMission Trip Update, Nicaragua

Team: West Bradenton Baptist Church (WBBC) Written by: Mary Lu G. It is Day 2, which is Sunday, January 21st.  We started the day with the fantastic breakfast buffet, fresh fruits, chicken enchiladas, fried potatoes, bacon, an omelet (exactly like you want it!), and a pastry table is really hard to beat!  The only thing missing was Stan’s chants of, … Read More

Nicaragua, January 20th – 26th, 2018; Trip Update 1

Deanna BerkesMission Trip Update, Nicaragua

Team: West Bradenton Baptist Church (WBBC) Written by: Denise S. What an amazing travel day! The excitement started early for the WBBC Nicaraguan team. The team was waiting in the front parking lot at 5:30 am and the bus was waiting in the back parking lot! We figured it out pretty quickly and we were only about 10 minutes behind … Read More

Uganda, December 13th – December 23rd, 2017; Trip Update 3

Deanna BerkesMission Trip Update, Uganda

They have everything.  I have nothing. Written by: Adam H. As I watched the worshippers at Kamonkoli Presbyterian Church yesterday, I kept asking myself, “where does their joy come from?” The more than 1,000 people in attendance walked, some for many miles, to church.  They drank water from wells on the church grounds.  They ate little, if any, breakfast because … Read More

Uganda, December 13th – December 23rd, 2017; Trip Update 2

Deanna BerkesMission Trip Update, Uganda

The Power of One More Child… Written by: Adam H. The power of one more child… If you spend five minutes around Jerry Haag, president of Florida Baptist Children’s Homes, Orphan’s Heart and Porch Light, you’ll hear him say, “one more child.” As in…”Will you serve one more child?” “Will you give to help one more child?” “Will you go … Read More