A Note From Donna

As a family, especially over the past 5 years, we have learned just how important hope is to sustaining us.  In the first days, weeks, and months after our son’s tragic accident, we hoped against all odds for his survival and full recovery.  I often...

I feel so hopeful and inspired by young women like Anny and Madison, whose excitement about God drives them to dedicate their time and energy to help Mission UpReach do more for others. I loved reading Anny’s perspective, having grown up in Honduras under difficult...

Phil and I have had the time and freedom to travel this month, visiting many of our supporters. Many times, Phil travels alone due to my need to stay in Honduras and attend to my responsibilities. Obviously, this time we are together due to our...

Yes, Phil and I are still stuck in the USA! However, we have seen God’s direction as we look for what He would have us do with our time here. This month we were able to move into an apartment we found for our youngest...

Phil and I have still been unable to return to Honduras. Each time we approach the date of our return flight, our flight is cancelled, and we rebook.  As of now, the Honduran government requires anyone who repatriates into Honduras to sign a draconian agreement...

As I type this note, Phil and I are in the US after traveling to care for our son while his in-laws went out of town. While here, the Honduran borders closed without notice. It has been a bonus for us to be able to...

This month has been very busy for us here in Honduras. Finding balance in the midst of the hectic times is a bit challenging. The beautiful thing about the life we lead here is that almost all of what we do has a Kingdom impact. Sometimes...

While our local church (planted 5 years ago by Mission employees) is separate from the Mission, we work collaboratively to serve our community. For example, the majority of our deaf students have been converted to Christ and are active members of that church. Many of...

In early December I had the privilege of teaching a seminar on the “Holiday Blues.” The need to help people endure the holidays, especially if they have lost loved ones, is applicable here in Honduras as well as the U.S. For some of us, the...

The fundraising event held in Nashville, TN was a huge success. One of the best honors of the evening was having our son, Harrison and his wife, Hayley with us to celebrate all that God has done in the past 10 years. I would like...