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March 2023 Newsletter

Behold the humble, multi-purpose Madreado Tree (gliricidia sepium)!  Here on the North Coast of Honduras it is about as common as dirt, and noticed about as often. Its bark and body are like a Honey Locust, its flowers like Wisteria, and its  second growth like a Mimosa (which is not too surprising as it is […]

December 2022 Newsletter

     In the land of Uz there lived a man whose name was Job. This man was blameless and upright; he feared God and shunned evil. –Job 1:1.      Most of us can relate to some part of the pre-tested Job. Most of us sort of fear God, try to walk upright and avoid evil. Though on the other hand, […]

Autumn 2022 Newsletter

         “I am falling. Deeper and deeper I am falling, and the light recedes in the distance. Everywhere else is a darkness so black that it feels like a weight pressing on me from all sides, as I fall farther and farther from the light.  I hear my heart racing, then slowing rapidly, slower and slower. […]

December 2020 Newsletter

 I lay abed last night in the starless night that covered league upon league in satin black on my side of the world. My consciousness was wandering somewhere in the misty borderland between sound asleep and “awake but don’t want to be.” I was searching for a way back into the forest I’d walked out of in the […]

A Patient Story: Near Casualty of COVID Collateral Damage

Patient in Honduran hospital

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic we have written a lot in Blog Posts & Newsletters about the collective state of Fear in the world; the collateral damage done when Authorities make collectivist decisions motivated by fear and politics, and the call to action for the individual Christians who comprise the Church to stand up and be counted, […]

September Newsletter 2020

Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.  –Deut. 31:6  Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord […]

Summer Newsletter 2020

June-July 2020 Let us not neglect meeting together, as some have made a habit, but let us encourage one another, and all the more as you see the Day approaching.   –Hebrews 10:25             Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt has lost its savor, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth […]

Short Stories From the Team at Loma de Luz

Isaac Hotz, one of our great LdL missionaries shares the following “Short stories from the team at Loma de Luz.”  It summarizes the recent work at Hospital Loma de Luz so well that we are just passing it along in its entirety. ~Bendiciones, jcm  ‘GOOD NEWS’ WHEN WE ARE ALL TIRED OF BAD NEWS: SHORT […]

Preparing for a Pandemic

COVID-19 Honduras Pandemic

“For the Body is not one member, but many. “ I Corinthians:12:14   Throughout the world each day God uses exceptional people to do exceptional things in His name.  At Loma de Luz we see this each day, and we see the truth of Paul’s teaching about the diversity of gifts and the unity of the […]

March 2020

The LORD is my light and my salvation— whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life— of whom shall I be afraid?       — Psalm 27:1      The centurion answered and said,….but speak the word only, and my servant shall be healed….When Jesus heard it, he marveled, and said to them that […]