On a Mission: The Art of Pulling Together

  “Let us think of ways to motivate one another to acts of love and good works.” Hebrews 10:24 NLT Karen Sanchez has the unique ability to get people together. . . to get things done, and her involvement with uniting the community with Hands of Mercy (HoM) is no different. In fact, this agency’s…

Lessons from a Foreign Land

It’s been some time since I visited Tajikistan, but the lessons will remain in my heart forever. One AM. Our plane touched down in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. We were all ushered into a cement block building to wait in line for passport control. One-by-one we were summoned into a small room to present our visas and…

Hope Under Consruction

We sat on the floor of the newly constructed tiny house eating fried chicken legs. This was the first meal this little home would see. In a collaboration with families from California and a minister in Mexico, a young family would move from their cardboard hut to a house with screens on the windows to…

For Goodness Sake

 . . . make every effort to add to your faith, goodness. . . 2 Peter 1:5 goodness – the state of being good – pure, moral, conscientious, meritorious, worthy, exemplary, upright, beneficial, having admirable, pleasing qualities Danny, the leader of the Hands of Mercy building project, teared up as he stood watching his team…