2019-01-08T13:31:32-06:00January 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|

When I embarked on this journey almost three months ago, I would have never imagined that the Lord could take a small town girl from Alabama, place her in Leon, Nicaragua, and make it feel like home. I never thought that passing through the streets would become a comfort or that the faces of all [...]

created in jesus to do really good things

2013-02-01T17:33:19-06:00February 1st, 2013|Uncategorized|

Hung on the wall behind the table where teams meet to share daily meals is a simple frame containing a picture of Leon with the verse from Ephesians, “We are an incredible masterpiece of God, created in Jesus to do really good things.  This is what God wants from us and what God has wanted [...]

stories of hardship met with pure faith

2012-10-01T17:41:19-06:00October 1st, 2012|Uncategorized|

Luke 8: 40-55 I’d like to tell you two faith and healing stories from our recent week in Nicaragua.  Like the stories in Luke, these stories also involve two women, one old and one young.  And it is their faith in the healing power of Christ that I want to tell you about. Juana didn’t [...]

leandra does research

2012-08-04T02:45:18-06:00August 4th, 2012|Uncategorized|

This summer I had the pleasure of spending six weeks in Nicaragua working with El Ayudante. During my six weeks, I spent a good deal of my time conducting research on the work El Ayudante is doing through their Family Enrichment Center. Through the course of my research I had the privilege of spending time [...]

kate’s first letter

2012-07-01T19:24:15-06:00July 1st, 2012|Uncategorized|

This is my first time being able to tell you about what God has been doing here this summer. My name is Kate Sudduth, and I am the new Mission Team Liaison. I am living and working down here full-time. I have gotten the fantastic pleasure of joining Vanessa in working with many groups already [...]

what teams are saying

2012-03-23T02:59:17-06:00March 23rd, 2012|Uncategorized|

As Holy Week (or Semana Santa) approaches, 2012 is finally giving the staff at El Ayudante a few weeks to rest since team after team from January through March. Things will kick off again in May, and we cannot wait! We have been getting rave reviews from every single team that has traveled to serve [...]