$40 For 40! Happy Birthday Jesse!

Birthdays, for many, are a joyous occasion of celebration! It’s a time to celebrate the completion of another year of life! There are some specific birthdays that have added significance for us as well… a first birthday, a sweet sixteen, turning 18, the first quarter of a century (25th), over the hill (40th), half a … Continue reading

Love Wins!

A smelly, dirty, obnoxious little boy would show up at church each Sunday morning. He was fortunate that a caring Christian couple would rescue him from his hellish living circumstances, at least for a few hours every Sunday. People did not want to be near him, as his smell and his behavior were very off … Continue reading

In Urgent Times… Trust, Pray, and Obey!

Trust in the LORD with all your heart! Lean not on your own understanding! In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will direct your path!      – – – Proverbs 3:5-6 The title really says it all! It also reminds me of a great old hymn that I learned as a young boy… … Continue reading

Helping Brenda!

In June Abogar began a Help For Brenda campaign. We were struck by the genuine need and urgency of her situation! Brenda lost her husband in the eruption of Volcano Fuego on June 3rd, 2018, as he heroically was trying to rescue two children from the eruption. Brenda’s three children also now find themselves fatherless. … Continue reading

Abogar’s Capital Campaign – Multi-Purpose Center and Beyond!

Abogar International Ministries recently has begun intentionally looking for property on the ground in Guatemala, to enable Abogar Guatemala to grow and thrive! As of next month, Abogar Guatemala will no longer have a facility to use for it’s Vidas Nuevas en Villa Nueva (New Lives in the New Village) ministry! After much prayer, discussion, … Continue reading

Being About Greatness… And Being Misunderstood!

“Is it so bad, then, to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self Reliance “Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you, and … Continue reading

Vidas Nuevas Ministry

Dear Friend(s), Thank you to those of you who have joined us so far this year in raising funds for the mission and vision of Abogar! In June, the Board of Directors approved a $990 increase to the budget after its mid-year review. The increase was due to some adjustments in personnel, which brings the … Continue reading

Remain… Abide… Belong…

“Remain in Me, as I also remain in you. No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the vine. Neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in me.” Words of Jesus found in John 15:4 The above passage has been a repetitive theme and word to me over the last few … Continue reading

Support Special Kids!

Let’s Keep It Going!      Donate Here This year the Abogar Board of Directors set the 2018 Budget at $85,100. The monthly need for us to reach our budget is $7,091. We invite you to join us in serving the children of Latin America through gifts of monthly financial and prayer support. One specific … Continue reading