Two years ago, when we started funding to serve in Guatemala, we immediately felt the Lord telling us to embrace the financial challenges with a positive spirit. Jack and I agreed we needed to find peace in fundraising when our flesh felt nothing but humility, which isn't necessarily a bad thing either. God has provided from the very beginning and we have been so blessed on this journey.
If you are one of our dear supporters who has committed and started to support us financially, thank you for your faithfulness. We are aware of the financial challenges Americans are facing and we understand the huge sacrifice your gift is and we appreciate you. It would be impossible to build homes without your support. Guatemalans would not have clean water without your donation. People are hearing about the Gospel because of your contribution. Our family is safely living in a third world country because you chose to step out in faith and support this ministry.
The reality is, three months have gone by and only 75% of our $1400 committed monthly funding has begun. Currently we need $350 more a month to sustain our living expenses. If you would like to join us on this journey, would you consider making a monthly donation for $20, $25, $30, $40, $50, $100 or another amount the Lord puts on your heart? There are four ways to support this ministry, outlined on the sidebar on this blog.
In addition to that, we need to raise $8000 (one time) for our second year of funding. This will include $4000 for flights, $2000 for Visa Extension fees/trips and $2000 for medical/therapies. If we receive additional monthly donations above the $350/month, this number will be lower.
We are so thankful that is ALL we need! Just six months ago we were not even close to being funded for a second year. God has provided generously and we are so grateful to have charitable supporters!
If you have any additional questions regarding our budget and financial needs, please feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we would be glad to answer any questions!
Thank you for taking the time to read this post.
(As you can see, Sophie is missing here! Hopefully I will get a group picture soon!)