Hi Everyone! The SMILES project is excited to announce the 4th annual Burn Survivors Camp for the children burned in the 2009 ABC Daycare fire in Hermosillo, Mexico. This year we are planning on bringing all 15 Mexican families to Canada for an unforgettable time of adventure, therapy, healing and fun! We are looking for […]
¡Feliz Navidad/Merry Christmas to you and yours! It looks like we’re going to have the treat of a white Christmas here in Alberta this year! Shovelling the “white” on the other hand, well… on to other news! We just wanted to take a minute to share about what life and ministry has looked like lately […]
SMILES 3rd Annual Burn Camp “Planeta Feliz” (Happy Planet) God is so good and has answered prayer once again! Shelli and I arrived back in Canada Tuesday night after a whirlwind week in Mexico. We are so happy and thankful for all God did this year in the SMILES Burn Camp with the kids that are burn […]
3rd ANNUAL SMILES BURN CAMP IN MEXICO Shelli and I are headed to Hermosillo to direct the 3rd annual SMILES Burn Camp from October 13-15. In June 2009, a tragic day-care fire left 49 families dealing with their child’s death and many other families received their child with severe burns. We are excited to be […]
Hola Everyone! Yesterday was the first day of our Super Heroes Kids Club! This year we don’t have a Canadian youth team visiting but we have a great team of Arbol de Vida youth and adults serving to put on a high-energy, creative and fun kids club! Please pray that the Gospel presented in many […]
Hola from Mexico! Happy Easter! HE IS RISEN! The team of 30+ students and leaders from Olds Koinonia Christian School has safely arrived here in Hermosillo for an exciting week of ministry! Please pray for health and safety for us all as the action is non-stop, but most of all please pray for God’s miraculous, […]
Hola everyone! As I write Shelli is in Ixtapaluca (one of the gigantic areas on the outskirts of Mexico City) teaching the curriculum and methods she has developed over the years for children’s ministry! Thank you for your prayers!
Merry Christmas Everyone! Just a few weeks ago we celebrated 22 years of God’s faithfulness at Arbol de Vida! Steve and Myra Neufeld, the founders of the church that was at first named Agua Viva were here for the great fiesta! Here’s the video!