Recently I had the great pleasure of taking my wife on a short vacation to the beach, to celebrate our successful and blessed first year of marriage together. It was a long trip by car, and on our way, around midday, we made a stop at a restaurant on the edge of a river, toContinue reading “Deeply Rooted by the Fountain of Life…”
Almost 9 years ago I, Jesse Rivers, in obedience to a specific and clear calling from God, set out on a journey to start and develop a non-profit organization, Abogar International Ministries. As the Founder, CEO, and President of the Board of Directors, I have had to balance and carry out a lot of responsibilities.Continue reading “Transition Times… Time To Celebrate!”
2020 is here! I hope that our vision is 20/20 vision, guided and directed by God Himself! Over the last few months God has been placing three words on my heart and mind a lot… called, convicted, and committed. Though most may not know it, and may not want to know it, we all haveContinue reading “20/20 Vision… Called, Convicted, and Committed…”
As God has challenged me to take up this amazing endeavor of creating and moving forward with Abogar International Ministries, I have been tremendously blessed with His confirmations, affirmations, and reaffirmations! He has been extremely faithful in this process, and I am certain He will carry Abogar International Ministries to accomplish His good will andContinue reading “Working Unto the Lord! Prayer warriors needed please!!”
Wow! So this past Saturday, April 21st, 2012 was a very different kind of experience for me! I have been regularly (once a month) joining another ministry to visit an orphanage in Tijuana, Mexico to love on the children there. Its been an amazing opportunity and connection; and seeing others also love on these childrenContinue reading “Mexico Ministry… Saving lives… Literally!!”
Wow! What God is doing is incredibly more than I, Jesse Rivers, could have imagined! Having spent 3/30-4/13/2012 in Guatemala on the first exploration, evaluation, and vision setting trip for Abogar International Ministries, I am struck by the immense faithfulness and provision of God for His children when we walk in the ways He callsContinue reading “Guatemalan Exploration… The Journey Begins!”
In 2001, I, Jesse Rivers, was on a mission trip to India, and was working in an orphanage of 150 orphans. I got to see each of them loved on, cared for, and provided for by the Founder and Pastor, his family, and the staff. While there, one day a young lady with a newbornContinue reading “The Story of Jessica…”
What is the motivation for creating Abogar International Ministries? Honestly, there are a few different motivating factors. God is the greatest motivator of my heart and life, as I know His heart is for children, and that He looks after the orphaned child. I feel very driven and called by God to be a voiceContinue reading “The Motivation Behind AbogarIM”
This little guy kept running back into my lap to get me to keep tickling him. He made us all laugh, for sure!
Natalia is a 9 month old gorgeous little girl who is receiving lots of love at the orphanage in Mexico. She makes lots of people smile, including me!
WELCOME to my blog! I have been meaning to start a blog for quite some time, but now having just begun the initial steps of creating a nonprofit organization, Abogar International Ministries, NOW has become this time to get blogging! Being new to the blogging world, I ask for a little grace if I don’tContinue reading “Introducing… the AbogarIM Blog!”